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Interview with William Markesbery, June 30, 1986

Part of University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with William Markesbery, June 30, 1986
Creator:
Richard C. Smoot; interviewer. William Markesbery; interviewee.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
1986
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Dr. William Markesbery (Medical School Student, 1960-1964; Professor, Department of Neurology, Pathology, Neurosurgery, Anatomy and Neurobiology; Director, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, Director, Alzheimer's Disease Center, Commonwealth Chair in Aging, 1972-2010) compares his years as a medical student with his return to the UKMC as an associate professor in the Department of Neurology in 1972. Markesbery observes that the UKMC's growth has changed the student experience and that the medical school is not attracting high-caliber students, as it had in the past. He also discusses his role as the first director of the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and its purpose, the study of the biologic aspects of aging.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Subject:
Medical education ; Aging ; Alzheimer's disease ; Clawson, D. Kay, 1927-
Type:
sound
Source:
University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7vq814nr0r/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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