Collection OH049 - Richard W. Hudgens Oral History

Description

Reference code

OH049

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Collection

Title

Richard W. Hudgens Oral History

Date(s)

  • 4/28/1981 (Creation)

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(Born 1931)

Biographical history

Richard Watts Hudgens (born 1931) is professor of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine since 1989. He rose through the ranks from instructor to professor in clinical psychiatry from 1963-1989. He earned a BA from Princeton University in 1952 and graduated with an MD from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1956. He was also assistant dean and associate dean from 1964-1974. His research was in affective disorders, suicide, psychiatric disorders in adolescence, transcultural psychiatry, medical education, history of psychiatry, and psychiatric disorders.

Scope and content

Hudgens relates some of his experiences as a student at WUSM in the 1950s and some of his influential professors, such as Edward Dempsey, Carl Moore, George Saslow, and Sam Guze. Hudgens also discusses the development of his interest in psychiatry, his medical residencies in Virginia and North Carolina, his experiences as a staff psychiatrist at the U.S. Air Force Hospital at Lackland AFB in Texas, and his experiences on the faculty and in the administration of the Washington University School of Medicine. Interviewed by Paul G. Anderson on April 28, 1981. OH049. Approximate Length 59 minutes.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (arb@wusm.wustl.edu).

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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