Interview with Edmund D. Pellegrino, October 29, 1985

Project: University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino (Chairman of the Department of Medicine 1959-1966). This interview focuses heavily on the creation of the Medical School and the Medical Center at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Pellegrino discusses his views on practicing medicine in rural areas, his impressions on the early staff of the Medical School and Medical Center, the view of Kentucky's politicians toward the University of Kentucky's decision to start a Medical School and Center, his experiences practicing medicine in rural Kentucky and the future of the medical profession.

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1985oh235_ukmc010

Interviewee Name

Edmund D. Pellegrino

Interviewer Name

Richard C. Smoot

Interview Date

1985-10-29

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Pellegrino, Edmund D. Interview by Richard C. Smoot. 29 Oct. 1985. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Pellegrino, E.D. (1985, October 29). 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.

Pellegrino, Edmund D., interview by Richard C. Smoot. October 29, 1985, University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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