Date

9-29-1998

Document Type

Article

Publisher

Oregon Health & Science University

Table of Contents

Biographical Information; Medical School in Uniform, World War II; Training in Pathology; Coming to UOMS; Dr. Hunter and the Pathology Department; Dr. Edwin Osgood; Senior Skits; Autopsies and Other Department Work; Town-Gown Relations; Dr. Charlie Dotter; UOHSC Faculty Senate; Curriculum Changes; Research at UOMS; Laboratory Work in Medical Education; Rise of Technology; Women and Minorities in Medicine; Index

Abstract

Nelson R. "Sam" Niles, M.D., talks about his education and service during World War II. He then discusses his career at Oregon Health Sciences University which he joined in 1951. Dr. Niles was born in Southampton, New York. He graduated from Princeton University in 1944 and Cornell University Medical College in 1947. He participated in the Army Specialized Training Program during World War II and spent two years at Madigan Army Medical Center. He joined the University of Oregon Medical School as a resident in 1951 and joined the faculty as an Instructor in 1953. He was then promoted to Assistant Professor in 1954, Associate Professor in 1959, and full Professor in 1967. Niles also served on the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center Faculty Senate.

Description

Transcript of oral history interview with Nelson R. Niles, M.D., conducted on September 29, 1998 by Linda Weimer

Comments

OHSU Oral History Project

Identifier

doi:10.6083/M4708058

School

School of Medicine

Rights

All materials are owned by OHSU Library. You may use these materials on a fair use basis only, in accordance with Title 17, Section 107 of U.S. copyright law. For other uses, please contact OHSU Historical Collections & Archives for permission to reproduce, publish, or otherwise distribute images or other materials on this website. Information release form signed by interviewer(s) and interviewee(s) on 1997-10-09. On file in OHSU Historical Collections and Archives.

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