Interview with Kenneth Warren, August 16, 1979

Project: Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Kenneth Warren studied tropical medicine in London, England with Dr. W.B. Beasley and later visited the FNS at Dr. Beasley's invitation. He made rounds with Beasley on horseback and gave advice on liver ailments. Warren relates an anecdote concerning Mary Breckinridge on the occasion of his visit to Wendover. He also describes in detail the primitive conditions he found in Leslie County and notes the changes he observed on a recent visit. Warren assesses the value of the FNS as a paradigm for developing countries. He praises it as a successful venture that has been worked out over the course of seventy years and contrasts it with less successful programs abroad.

Interview Accession

1980oh041_fns139

Interviewee Name

Kenneth Warren

Interviewer Name

Dale Deaton

Interview Date

1979-09-16

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Warren, Kenneth Interview by Dale Deaton. 16 Sep. 1979. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Warren, K. (1979, September 16). Interview by D. Deaton. Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Warren, Kenneth, interview by Dale Deaton. September 16, 1979, Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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