Interview with Frank G. Dickey, October 14, 1985
Part of University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project
- Interview with Frank G. Dickey, October 14, 1985
- Frank G. Dickey; interviewee. Richard C. Smoot; interviewer.
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- Dr. Frank G. Dickey (President of the University of Kentucky 1956-1963) discusses his education, his rise to the presidency of the University of Kentucky, the attempts by members of state government to politicize the University, the Medical School and the Medical Center. Provides details of the earliest efforts to establish the Medical School and the Medical center, with particular detail being given to the role of Dr. Brick Chambers. Dr. Dickey provides some detail on his decision to step down as president of the University after a relatively short tenure.
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- University of Kentucky. College of Medicine -- History, University of Kentucky. Medical Center -- History, Hospital buildings -- Design and construction, University of Kentucky -- Presidents, Singletary, Otis A., Community Health Services -- Kentucky, Social medicine, Medicine -- Study and teaching (Continuing education) -- Social aspects, Rural health -- Kentucky, Medical care, Cost of, Kentucky. General Assembly, Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991, Kentucky. Governor (1959-1963 : Combs), Kentucky. Governor (1967-1971 : Nunn), Dickey, Frank Graves -- Interviews, Willard, William R., 1908-
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