ERIC Number: ED231604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
American Indian Doctors Today. Volume 1, Second Edition.
North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. School of Medicine.
The Indians Into Medicine Program presents 20 brief biographies of American Indian/Alaska Native health professionals (17 men and 3 women) from 14 different tribal groups, to acquaint young Indian people with potential careers in health professions. The biographical sketches contain information on: age; tribal affiliation; family and educational background; early influences toward a medical career; professional career and areas of interest; professional memberships and honors; difficulties, discrimination or racial prejudice encountered; and opinions on health care for Indian people. Medical specializations of those described include: psychiatry (Drs. Joseph Ball, Sheldon Chicks, Johanna Clevenger, J. E. McAlister, James Thompson, H. C. Townsley); public health (Drs. Thomas Burch, Loretta Helle, Thomas E. Matheson); dentistry (Dr. George Blue Spruce); urology (Dr. Leslie Collins); ear, nose and throat, and facial plastic surgery (Dr. Custalow); industrial medicine (Drs. Loretta Helle, Thomas E. Matheson); internal medicine (Dr. Fred Kinny); surgery (Drs. Taylor McKenzie, Leslie Collins); obstetrics/gynecology (Dr. George C. Moore); radiology (Dr. Edward Pointer); teaching (Drs. Everett Rhoades, Thomas Whitecloud, III); anesthesiology (Dr. Constance Uri); orthopedic surgery (Dr. Thomas Whitecloud, III); neurosurgery (Dr. Charles Wilson). Photographs of 10 doctors are provided. A brief glossary defines medical terms used. (MH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. School of Medicine.
Note: For related document, see RC 014 223.