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Sowa, Philip, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Apr 1994

Sowa, Philip, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

As Chief Executive Officer for the Osteopathic Medical Center of Texas, Mr. Philip Sowa discusses the long relationship between TCOM and the hospital.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, April 22, 1994


Russell, Steve, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Apr 1994

Russell, Steve, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Mr. Russell became Executive Director of the Medical Practice Plan for the UNT Health Science Center in 1986. He discusses the fiscal challenges relating to the creation of the health science center.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, April 13, 1994


Turner, James, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Apr 1994

Turner, James, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Turner, Professor and Chairman of the Anatomy & Cell Biology Department, recounts his work in eye disease research and his plans for future research.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, April 6, 1994


Mcqueen, Gregory, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Mar 1994

Mcqueen, Gregory, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Mr. McQueen, Assistant to the VP for Health Affairs and Executive Dean, discusses his background and his part in helping TCOM grow and succeed.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, March 29, 1994


Toulouse, Robert, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Mar 1994

Toulouse, Robert, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Robert Toulouse, Provost Emeritus for the University of North Texas, discusses the highlights of his career at UNT and the building of a relationship between TCOM and North Texas.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, March 1, 1994


Brownell, Blaine, Ph.D, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Feb 1994

Brownell, Blaine, Ph.D, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

UNT Provost, Dr. Brownell, discusses his background, his take on the collaboration between North Texas and TCOM and TCOM's transition into the Health Science Center.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, February 28, 1994


Williams, Mac, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Feb 1994

Williams, Mac, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Mr. Mac Williams, a long-time employee of the Fort Worth Star Telegram, wrote on the history of Fort Worth and served on the president's advisory board for the Health Science Center.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, February 23, 1994


Zachary, T. Eugene, D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Feb 1994

Zachary, T. Eugene, D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Zachary, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, came to TCOM in 1980. He was Director of one of TCOM's General and Family Practice Clinics (Riverside) from 1980-84 and then VP for Academic Affairs/Dean from 1984-90. He also became President-Elect of TOMA in 1993.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, February 21, 1994


Hurley, Alfred F., Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Feb 1994

Hurley, Alfred F., Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Hurley, President of UNT and Chancellor at the UNTHSC, served as VP for Administrative Affairs at North Texas and was involved in the development of the TCOM physical plant.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, February 16, 1994


Richards, David M., D.O. (1994), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jan 1994

Richards, David M., D.O. (1994), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

President of TCOM since 1985, Dr. Richards joined the college as vice president of academic affairs in 1981. Under his administration emphasis has been placed on academic excellence and a continued effort toward basic and clinical research.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, January 25, 1994


Yorio, Thomas, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jan 1994

Yorio, Thomas, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Yorio, Dean of the Graduate Program, began his career with TCOM in the Department of Pharmacology. He discusses his work with TCOM and North Texas, including his research.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, January 24, 1994


Cohen, Benjamin L., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Dec 1993

Cohen, Benjamin L., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Cohen, Executive Dean and Vice President of Heath Administration, discusses the school's progress and plans for the future.

Interviewed by Blake Hailey, December 20, 1993


Stern, Paul, D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Oct 1992

Stern, Paul, D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Stern, Professor and Chairman of the Anesthesiology department discusses the history of the anesthesiology department and his accomplishments with regard to the school.

Interviewed by Mr. Gallehugh, October 13, 1992


Stockseth, Wayne O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jun 1990

Stockseth, Wayne O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

A successful businessman and benefactor of the annual Stockseth Award for Osteopathic Excellence, Mr. Stockseth first became involved in the osteopathic profession in his home town, Corpus Christi, Texas. He served on the first TCOM Board of Directors and later on the UNT/TCOM Board of Regents, receiving the TCOM Founders Medal in 1979. He has actively supported the profession, serving as vice-president of the National Osteopathic Foundation.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, June 11, 1990


Luibel, George J., D.O. (1990), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth May 1990

Luibel, George J., D.O. (1990), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

The second interview with Dr. Luibel tells of his experiences as a member and later chairman of the Tarrant County Hospital District Board of Managers which oversees John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. He reflects on the progress that TCOM has made since becoming a state supported school in September, 1975.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, May 31, 1990.


Larue, L.L., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Sep 1989

Larue, L.L., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Chief fiscal officer from 1976 to 1978 and again from 1979 to 1983, Mr. LaRue was responsible for the successful fiscal and physical growth of TCOM. Under his leadership, the TCOM campus expanded from one to over 15 acres, and from a single building to a multi-storied campus.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, September 12, 1989


Burnett, John H., D.O. And Burnett, Mary M., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Aug 1989

Burnett, John H., D.O. And Burnett, Mary M., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

The Burnett’s are a husband and wife team of Dallas general practitioners. A past president of the American Osteopathic Association and the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, John was a member of TCOM’s initial board of directors and served on its executive committee as chairman of house and grounds. Mary also has been active in the profession, having served as president of the American College of General Practitioners in Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, August 31, 1989.


Richards, David M., D.O. (1989), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Aug 1989

Richards, David M., D.O. (1989), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

President of TCOM since 1985, Dr. Richards joined the college as vice president of academic affairs in 1981. Under his administration emphasis has been placed on academic excellence and a continued effort toward basic and clinical research.

Interviewed by Judy Alter, August 31, 1989


Peckham, John R., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Aug 1989

Peckham, John R., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

A TCOM faculty member since 1979, Dr. Peckham served as associate dean for general medicine and as director of the Center for Osteopathic Research and Education, which is responsible for increasing scholarly activity in osteopathic research.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, August 29, 1989


Olson, C. Raymond, D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Aug 1989

Olson, C. Raymond, D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Olson joined TCOM’s first clinical faculty in 1971 as professor of medicine. He later served as chairman of the department and, in 1971 as associate clinical dean. Dr. Olson was instrumental in developing the health-oriented curriculum of the college as a member of the Task Force on Educational Goals in 1978.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, August 22, 1989


Coffelt, Kenneth M., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jul 1989

Coffelt, Kenneth M., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Mr. Coffelt established the biomedical communications department in 1974 and served as its director until 1986. From 1976 to 1986, he served as assistant to the president, performing the duties of equal employment officer, safety officer, and construction coordinator for the three major buildings constructed on the TCOM campus. Mr. Coffelt served as assistant vice-president for administrative affairs from 1986 until his retirement in 1992.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, July 18, 1989.


Street, E. Bruce, Sr., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Mar 1989

Street, E. Bruce, Sr., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Mr. Street, a member of the UNT/TCOM Board of Regents since 1975 and a recipient of the TCOM Founders Medal in 1981, shares his interest in preventative nutrition. A former mayor and president of the Chamber of Commerce of Graham, Texas, Mr. Street promoted his interest by establishing the annual Roger J. Williams Award in Preventive Nutrition with gift of $50,000.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, March 16, 1989


Carlton, Catherine K., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Feb 1989

Carlton, Catherine K., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Carlton, daughter of osteopathic physician parents, was the first chairman of the TCOM Department of osteopathic principles, practices, and philosophy. She has practiced in the same Fort Worth location since 1938 as a general practitioner. Dr. Carlton, a past president of the Academy of Applied Osteopathy, shares her experience during the initial years of TCOM.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, February 23, 1989.


Korr, Irvin M., Ph.D. (1988), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Nov 1988

Korr, Irvin M., Ph.D. (1988), University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

After a distinguished career in physiological research, Dr. Korr joined TCOM in 1978 as professor of medical education. He recalls his early career in scientific research as well as his later interests in medical education while at TCOM.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, November 15, 1988


Stokes, Charles Ray, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jun 1988

Stokes, Charles Ray, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

The first TCOM employee, Mr. Stokes was hired by the “paper college” board of directors to conduct its initial fund-raising campaign. He has served as the college’s founding director of development, business manager, purchasing agent, public relations director and registrar. From 1981 until his retirement in 1990, he served as curator of special collections in the Health Sciences Library. In addition, he was administrative secretary to the TCOM Alumni Association from its inception in 1974 until December 1989.

Interviewed by T. Cay Rowe, June 21, 1988


Smith, Bobby G., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Sep 1985

Smith, Bobby G., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

Dr. Smith, an Arlington, Texas GP, was president of the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association during TCOM’s first year of operation. Influential in county and state politics at the time, Dr. Smith was instrumental in the acquisition of a 50-acre Arlington site for the proposed TCOM campus in June 1970.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, September 11, 1985


Starkey, Earle F., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Aug 1985

Starkey, Earle F., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

The first full-time D.O. on the TCOM faculty, Dr. Starkey was chairman of the pathology department from 1974 to 1984. He retired September 1, 1986, and died on May 16, 1987, following heart surgery.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, August 13, 1985


Ferré, Gus, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jul 1985

Ferré, Gus, Ph.D., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

The former vice president of academic affairs at North Texas State University, Dr. Ferré served as the first vice president for medical affairs at TCOM after its affiliation with NTSU in 1975.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, July 2, 1985.


Ogilvie, Charles D., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jan 1984

Ogilvie, Charles D., D.O., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

The first chairman of the department of medical humanities at TCOM and professor of radiology, Dr. Ogilvie retired from the full-time faculty in 1981 to return to his role as a country doctor in East Texas. He shares his experiences at TCOM as chairman of the Curriculum Committee, including the activities of the Task Force on Educational Goals, which designed the current TCOM Goals Statement and fostered the college’s innovative health-oriented medical curriculum.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, January 18, 1984


Swaim, Joan, M.L.S., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth Jan 1984

Swaim, Joan, M.L.S., University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine- Oral History Collection

The first librarian of TCOM from September 1970 to June 1977, she describes the early development of the library and gives a chronology of its various locations as the college grew. She discusses the ways and means of book selection and the overall growth in library services during her seven-year tenure.

Interviewed by C. Ray Stokes, January 4, 1984