Pathology -- history
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Personal papers of William Andrew Demonbreun, pathologist and Vanderbilt professor from 1930-1965. Dr. Demonbreun is best known for his research on histoplasmosis. Material includes: correspondence, reprints, slides and photographs. Subject files focus on court testimony, the American College of Pathology, sulfanilamides, histoplasmosis, and toxoplasmosis.
Personal papers of pathologist, Vanderbilt alum and Vanderbilt professor John L. Shapiro. The collection consists of notebooks containing material (case histories) from Clinico-Pathology conferences (CPC) at VUMC, some with Shapiro's handwritten notes. The CPCs were one of Dr. Shapiro's major instructional techniques. The cases usually precede the conference dates by three to fifteen years. These dates are for the conferences.
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