Barbara Parnell Oral History Interview, 2021

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  • This oral history interview was conducted with Barbara Parnell on April 5, 2021 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. During the interview, Parnell discusses her direct memories of Sabiston including her first memory of him on his first day at Duke, as well as her memories of him while working as the Coordinator for the Sabiston Surgical Society; the type of work she did for Sabiston; his "protocol" for dress and appearance; his passion for education and patient care; his nickname of "The Man"; his reputation among the residents and the excellence he demanded; and his rose garden.
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