Collection OH062 - Robert J. Glaser Oral History

Description

Reference code

OH062

Level of description

Collection

Title

Robert J. Glaser Oral History

Date(s)

  • 3/7/1985 (Creation)

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(1918-2012)

Biographical history

Robert J. Glaser (1918-2012) received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1943. He came to the Washington University School of Medicine in 1945, serving on the faculty and administration until 1957, when he was appointed dean and professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. From 1963-1965 Glaser returned to Harvard University as president of the Affiliated Hospital Group and professor of Social Medicine. Glaser was appointed vice president of Medical Affairs, dean, and professor of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine in 1965. In 1970 Glaser became vice president of the Commonwealth Fund in New York. From 1972-1984 Glaser served as president and chief executive officer of the Henry J. Kaiser Foundation, and from 1984-1997 he served as director of Medical Service for the Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust.

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Scope and content

Robert Glaser discusses his undergraduate and medical school experiences at Harvard University and his residency and years on the faculty as assistant and associate dean of the Washington University School of Medicine. Glaser explains his research in the uses of penicillin and his work in the rheumatic fever clinic during the late 1940s and 1950s. He also discusses some of his colleagues at Washington University, including Barry Wood, Robert A. Moore, Evarts A. Graham, and Carl Moore. Glaser discusses his experience serving as dean of the medical schools at Colorado and Stanford universities, and his work as a foundation executive of the Commonwealth Fund, the Kaiser Foundation and the Markey Charitable Trust. Interviewed by Paul G. Anderson on March 7, 1985. OH062. Approximate Length 130 minutes.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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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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