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Oregon Health & Science University

Table of Contents

Biographical Information; Medical School; Internship/Residency; 46th General Hospital; Training in Tropical Medicine; Chief of Medical Service; Hospital at Oran, Algeria; Hospital at Besancon, France; Tropical Diseases and Treatment; Treatment of Russian Prisoners; Detachment from 46th General; Return to United States; Private Practice; Volunteer Physicians For Vietnam; Leaving Vietnam; Return to France; Internal Medicine/Psychiatry in Private Practice; Medical School/Master's Degree; Remembrance of Olaf Larsell; 46th General, Psychiatric Unit; Patient Triage, World War II; Summary of Military Medical Service; Citation from French Government


Burns talks about army medical service during World War II and his experiences in the 46th General Hospital in Algeria and France; then about military psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, tropical medicine, patient isolation and quarantine, and about volunteer physicians in the Vietnam War.


Transcript of oral history interview with E. Murray Burns, conducted on April 8, 1998 by Linda A. Weimer


OHSU Oral History Project




School of Medicine


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