William G. Anlyan Oral History Interview, 2007

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  • Dr. William G. Anlyan speaks about Dr. Susan Dees; Dr. Jane Elchlepp; Dr. Elchlepp as a talented facilities planner in the Duke Department of Pathology; hiring Dr. Elchlepp to work as a facilities planner for his office when he was chancellor; this work becoming Dr. Elchlepp's full-time job; Dr. Elchlepp's early history; Dr. Elchlepp's abilities; Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans; Mrs. Semans's support; former dean of the School of Nursing, Dr. Ruby Wilson; Dr. Molly Bernheim; the presence of female medical students when he was a medical student; the increase in numbers of women and underrepresented minorities under his deanship; the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology as a "male chauvinist domain"; female medical students who fought this trend; tenure issues; Dr. Doris Howell, in the Department of Pediatrics; Dr. Rebecca Buckley; Dr. Catherine Wilfert; other women; Dr. Sara Dent, leader of Anesthesiology; and Dr. Ruth Martin. The transcription of this interview was made possible by a grant from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.
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