ERIC Number: ED231605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
American Indian Doctors Today. Volume Two.
Beiswenger, James N., Ed.
The Indians Into Medicine Program presents an additional 44 brief biographies of American Indian health professionals (7 women and 37 men) from 29 different tribal groups, to acquaint young Indian people with potential careers in health professions (4 of the biographies appeared in Volume One). The biographical sketches contain information on: age; tribal affiliation; early influences toward a medical career; family and educational background; 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: general medicine (Drs. Allen, DeRoin, Parkhurst); internal medicine (Drs. Amos, Ignace, Kaur, Pease, Wilson, Work); family practice (Drs. Asher, Berretta, Chappabitty, Cook, Jones, Latimer, Livermont, Markert, Poolaw, Steele); pediatrics (Drs. Avritt, Hardy, Jacobs, Moseley); psychiatry (Drs. Chicks, Clevenger, Reid, Thompson, Walker); public health (Drs. Clarke, Dru); dentistry (Dr. Claymore); obstetrics/gynecology (Drs. Conner, DeMeyere, LaRoque, Vandall); preventive medicine (Dr. deMontigny); oncology (Dr. Hampton); teaching (Drs. Hampton, Rhoades); surgery (Drs. Johansen, Vinson); veterinary medicine (Dr. Lyon); ophthamology (Dr. Meister); ear, nose and throat (Dr. Sciacca); and orthopedic surgery (Dr. Whitecloud). Photographs of 29 doctors are provided. (MH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; Indian Health Service (PHS/HSA), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota Univ., Grand Forks. School of Medicine.
Note: For related document, see RC 014 222.