John A. Dixon, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Robert Miller

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Title John A. Dixon, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Robert Miller
Alternative Title No.433 John A. Dixon
Creator Dixon, John A.
Contributor Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Miller, Robert L.
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1986; 1987
Collection Number and Name ACCN 0814 Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
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Date Digital 2014-06-04
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Dixon, John A.--Interviews; University of Utah. College of Medicine--History; Physicians--Utah--Salt Lake City--Biography
Keywords Lasers; Doctors; Medical education; Medical ethics; LDS Church
Description Transcript (143 pages) of a series of interviews by Robert L. Miller with John A. Dixon, Director of the Laser Institute at the University of Utah Medical Center, from July 21, 1986 to May 5, 1987
Abstract Dixon (b. 1923) talks about his ancestry, childhood, and college experiences. He also discusses the medical school at the University of Utah both from the perspective of a student in the 1940s and as dean in the 1970s. He recalls his experiences with a MASH unit in the Korean war, as chairman of the Utah State Board of Health, and as a member of the Board of Regents for the University of Utah. He reminisces about working with various University presidents and faculty members and discusses the history of laser surgery and the artificial organ programs. Other topics covered include medical ethics, doctor/patient relationships, and malpractice. Interviewer: Robert Miller
Type Text
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
Conversion Specifications Original scanned with Kirtas 2400 and saved as 400 ppi uncompressed TIFF. PDF generated by Adobe Acrobat Pro X for CONTENTdm display
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Topic University of Utah. College of Medicine; Physicians--Biography
Setname uum_elc
ID 794926
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