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Dean, H. Trendley, 1893-1962 / [1914-1961 (bulk 1931-1961)] Title: H. Trendley Dean Papers 1914-1961 (bulk 1931-1961)
Abstract: H. Trendley Dean (1893-1962) was the first director of the National Institute of Dental Research and a pioneer investigator of fluorine in the prevention of tooth decay. His research focused on treatment of Vincent's disease, mottled enamel, and fluoridation therapy. Most of the documents in the collection are related to Dean's research at the National Institutes of Health (1931-1953) and as Secretary of the Council on Dental Research for the American Dental Association (1953-1959).
Dearing, Warren Palmer, 1905 -  / [1943-1971] Title: Warren Palmer Dearing Papers 1943-1971
Abstract: Correspondence, documents, reports, and printed matter. Papers on a variety of subjects relating to public health, health education, medical administration, federal health legislation, and civil defense.
DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008 / [1903-2010] Title: Michael E. DeBakey Archives 1903-2010
Abstract: Michael Ellis DeBakey made significant contributions to cardiovascular medicine throughout his long career at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Personal material, correspondence, administrative and medical records, writings, conference and awards files, subject files, photographs, audiovisual media, and artifacts gathered from DeBakey's home document his personal life and career as a surgeon, inventor, and medical statesman.
Dempsey, Edward W. / [1964-1970] Title: Edward W. Dempsey papers 1964-1970
Abstract: UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Correspondence, speeches, reports, testimonies, legislation offprints, photographs, commemorative bill-signing pens, personal and biographical information document his government service as Special Assistant to the Secretary of HEW under Anthony Celebrezze, as a member of the President's Commission on Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke, chaired by Michael DeBakey, for which he was chair of the Manpower Committee. He also developed the legislation for acts creating the Regional Medical Program, community mental health centers, and financial aid programs for health professional students and schools and medical libraries. He was a member of a team of experts touring the Soviet Union under the auspices of the Surgeon General, Bill Kissick, with the mission of evaluating the quality of health-care delivery over the vast territories of the USSR. Some materials relate to his tenure as Dean of the Washington University Medical School and Professor of Anatomy at Columbia University.
Dennis, Clarence / [1927-2003] Title: Clarence Dennis Papers 1927-2003
Abstract: Dr. Clarence Dennis (1909-2003) was a pioneering heart surgeon and developer of a heart-lung bypass machine. Laboratory notes, correspondence, publications, and professional papers chronicle his surgical and research career at the University of Minnesota, the State University of New York, and the National Heart and Lung Institute.
Dennis, Wayne, 1905- / [1929-1976] Title: Wayne Dennis Papers 1929-1976
Abstract: Wayne Dennis (1905-1976) was born September 1, 1905 in Washington County, Ohio. He received his B.A. from Marietta College (1926) and his Ph.D. from Clark University (1930). He was known as one of the most distinguished psychologists and child development specialists of his generation. A sizable portion of the collection consists of children's drawings collected by Dr. Dennis in his cross-cultural studies of behavior and intelligence.
Dept. of Health & Human Services / [1972-2001] Title: Health privacy policy inititatives records 1972-2001
Abstract: UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Planning and policy documents related to Carter and Clinton administration health privacy policy inititatives; Congressional hearings and reports on health privacy; HIPPA materials; 'prehistory' of privacy activities at HHS; Gilbert Beebe privay related materials regarding IRS and other access to databases for health studies.
DeVries, William / [Aug. 10, 2010] Title: William DeVries : an oral history / interiewed by Shelley McKellar, Aug. 10, 2010
Abstract: UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
DeVries, William C. (William Castle), 1943- / [Aug. 16, 2011] Title: William DeVries interview Aug. 16, 2011
Abstract: UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. An interview with Dr. Donald Lindberg, NLM Director and Dr. Tom Boles.
DeVries, William C. (William Castle), 1943- / [1946-2002] Title: William C. DeVries Papers 1946-2002
Abstract: William Castle DeVries is the American heart surgeon who implanted the first total artificial heart (TAH) in a human patient in 1982. His collection of correspondence, medical records, x-rays, protocol and procedural documents, reports, scientific articles, manuscripts, publicity clippings, photographic images, and audiovisual materials mostly documents his professional career at the University of Utah Medical Center and the Humana Heart Institute International. The primary focus of this collection is on the experimental TAH procedures he performed during the 1980s, particularly the well-publicized implants in Barney Clark, William Schroeder, Murray Haydon, and Jack Burcham. The collection contains little material of a personal nature or from his life after leaving Humana.