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Lawrence W. O'Neal Oral History
- December 14, 2006 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Lawrence W. O'Neal was a 1946 graduate of Washington University School of Medicine, obtaining his degree in three years in the wartime accelerated program. His post-graduate training in surgery was at Barnes Hospital, after which he remained on the staff at Barnes. He has contributed to medical literature as author, editor and reviewer. In addition to practicing surgery he engaged in clinical research, chiefly on endocrine subjects. He and Marvin Levin, MD, established and edited a volume on diabetic foot problems in 1973. This work has gone into seven editions and has been published in Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. He received the Alumni Achievement Award from Washington University in 1991.
Scope and content
O'Neal shares his memories of medical school and instructors such as Evarts A. Graham; internship and residency at Barnes Hospital; and his career as a surgeon.
Transcription in progress. Interviewed by Paul Anderson in 2006. Approximate Length: 2 hours and 18 minutes.
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Gift; Becker Library copy:Lawrence W. O'Neal, MD; 2006; (2007-035).
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Place access points
Name access points
- Graham, Evarts A. (Evarts Ambrose), 1883-1957 (Subject)
- O'Neal, Lawrence W. (Subject)
- Barnes Hospital (Saint Louis, Mo.) (Subject)
- Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine (Subject)