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Oregon Health & Science University

Table of Contents

Biographical Information; University of Oregon Medical School; Residency in the Division of Experimental Medicine; Outpatient Clinics at UOMS; Volunteer Faculty; Social Activities in the 1950s; Women in Medicine; Minorities at UOMS; Town-Gown Relationship; Deans Baird and Holman; University Consolidation; Marquam Hill Neighborhood; Dr. William Krippaehne; Mentoring Women in Medicine; Advice for Those Embarking on a Medical Career


Dr. Krippaehne talks about her early life, her student days at University of Oregon Medical School in the 1940s, her husband William Krippaehne, who was chair of the Department of Surgery, her interest in mentoring female medical students, and the years of university expansion and its effects on the neighborhood.


Transcript of oral history interview with Marion Krippaehne, conducted on December 18, 1997 by Linda Weimer


OHSU Oral History Project




School of Medicine


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