Interview with Robert Straus, October 10, 1985

Project: University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dr. Robert Straus (Chair of the Department of Behavioral Science 1959-1987) discusses the role of behavior science in medical education, the construction of the medical center and the other key individuals recruited to build the University of Kentucky Medical Center and Medical School. He also criticizes the bureaucratization of universities and particularly the current system of faculty evaluation. He also speaks about how supportive the governors of Kentucky were toward the UKMC.

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1985oh224_ukmc002

Interviewee Name

Robert Straus

Interviewer Name

Richard C. Smoot

Interview Date

1985-10-10

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Straus, Robert Interview by Richard C. Smoot. 10 Oct. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Straus, R. (1985, October 10). Interview by R. C. Smoot. University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Straus, Robert, interview by Richard C. Smoot. October 10, 1985, University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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