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Oregon Health & Science University

Table of Contents

Biographical Information; Great Depression; College Scholarship; Medical School; Internship; Army; Residency; Faculty Member; Research/Artificial Kidney Dialysis; Upstate Medical Center President; Budget Negotiation; Recruitment/Interview Process; Move to Portland; Press Relationships; Transition Period; Management Style; Hospital Disaccreditation/Accreditation; Institutional Goals; Town-Gown Relationships; Bob Stone; Advisory Council/Edith Green; Faculty Senate; Relationship with Oregon State System of Higher Education/Legislature; Veterans Administration Hospital Siting; Shriner's Hospital; Investigations; Women and Minorities; Funding/Spatial Requests; Institutional Image/Perception; Move to Thomas Jefferson University


Bluemle talks about the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center administration and the consolidation and reorganization of the previously separate schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry; university administration and funding in general; the Oregon State Legislature; and the Oregon State System of Higher Education.


Transcript of oral history interview with Lewis W. Bluemle, Jr., conducted on May 22, 1998 by Joan S. Ash


OHSU Oral History Project




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