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The Duke Databank for Cardiovascular Disease


The organization of this exhibit was a collaborative effort between the Duke Medical Center Archives and Drs. Galen Wagner and Brant Mittler. The Archives staff did extensive research investigating the history of the databank using oral history interviews, archival materials, web resources, and published works. Drs. Galen Wagner and Brant Mittler provided guidance, background information, photographs, and written materials about the databank.

Oral history interviews, content research and compilation, and transcription processing provided by Jessica Roseberry, Oral History Program Coordinator, Duke Medical Center Archives.

Online exhibit design and creation provided by Mira Waller, Assistant Director; Reference, Outreach, and Education Librarian, Duke Medical Center Archives.

Technical assistance and backend support provided by Russell Koonts, Director and Archivist, Duke Medical Center Archives

Assistance was provided by:

  • Kathy Shuping, administrative help.
  • Hattie Vines, research on the bibliography and further reading.

Thanks to:

  • Penny Hogdson for providing materials in support of the exhibit.

With special thanks to the following for recalling the databank in interviews:

  • Dr. Alejandro Barbagelata
  • Dr. Kerry Lee
  • Dr. Charles Bethea
  • Dr. Joseph Greenfield
  • Dr. Brent Muhlestein
  • Dr. Barry Ramo
  • Dr. Galen Wagner
  • Dr. Mark Hlatky
  • Dr. Donald Fortin
  • Dr. Fred McNeer
  • Dr. Brant Mittler
  • Dr. Robert Jones
  • Dr. David Pryor
  • Dr. Robert Califf
  • Dr. Robert Rosati
  • Dr. Frank Harrell

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