Alphabetical List of Interviews

Below is a listing of people interviewed for this exhibit. They are alphabetical by last name. Some interviewees discuss multiple women at Duke Medicine, at times beyond those in this exhibit. These are also listed below. Click on any interviewee's name to go to a transcript of the interview. Click on any section of the alphabet below to jump to a specific portion of the interview listing.

  • Dr. Sezer Aksel is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Nancy Allen is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dean Nancy Andrews is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. William Anlyan led the Duke School of Medicine, 1964-1989. The women he speaks about in the most depth are: Dr. Jane Elchlepp; Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans; Dr. Ruby Wilson; Dr. Doris Howell; Dr. Catherine Wilfert; and Dr. Sara Dent.
  • Dr. Mary Bernheim worked in the Department of Biochemistry. In this interview, Dr. Irwin Fridovich, who worked with Dr. Bernheim in the department, talks about her and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Marianne Breslin is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Rebecca Buckley is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Elizabeth Bullitt is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Kathleen Clem is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Shelia Counce-Nicklas is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Susan Dees was one of the first female faculty physicians at Duke. Mrs. Elizabeth Pulley is the daughter of Dr. Susan Dees. This is an interview with her about Dr. Dees.
  • Dr. Elizabeth DeLong is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Eleanor Easley was a cofounder of the Durham Women's Clinic during World War II. Dr. Philip Pearce was a partner in the Durham Woman's Clinic 1967-2004. Upon becoming a partner in the clinic, Dr. Pearce became partners with Dr. Easley and other physicians. Dr. Easley and the Durham Woman's Clinic are the subjects of this interview.
  • Dr. E. Harvey Estes was chair of the Department of Department of Community Health Science (name changed to Department of Community and Family Medicine in 1979) from 1966 to 1985. The department had more women than some other departments during the time when Dr. Estes was chair. The women he speaks about in the most depth are: Dr. Grace Kerby; Bess Cebe; Dr. Eva Salber; Connie Service; Dr. Kathy Andolsek; Dr. Dorothy Naumann; Joyce Nichols; Dr. Evelyn Schmidt; and Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans.
  • Dr. Edward Halperin was at Duke from 1983 to 2006 as a professor in radiation oncology, a department chair, and 2002-2006, vice dean of Duke Medical School. He has written about Duke history and medical history. The women he speaks about in most depth are: Bessie Baker; Dr. Susan Dees; Dorothy Beard; Bess Cebe; and Dr. Sara Dent.
  • Dr. Doris Howell is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Samuel Katz was chair of the Department of Pediatrics 1968-1990. In the past, the field has traditionally been seen as one that is more acceptable for women to enter, and the Duke Department of Pediatrics was 30 percent female faculty by 1980. Dr. Katz speaks about this trend and about specific women in the department under his tenure. The women he speaks about in the most depth are: Dr. Susan Dees; Dr. Shirley Osterhout; Dr. Rebecca Buckley; Dr. Catherine Wilfert; Dr. Lois Pounds; Dr. Deborah Kreddich; and Dr. Brenda Armstrong.
  • Dr. Grace Kerby was the first female chief resident in the Department of Medicine. In these series of interviews: Dr. James Wyngaarden, chair of the Department of Medicine from 1967 to 1983 speaks about Dr. Grace Kerby, on whom his predecessor, Dr. Eugene Stead, relied heavily to manage house staff schedules; Ms. Rebecca Clayton, who worked as Dr. Grace Kerby's secretary from the 1960s until Dr. Kerby's retirement speaks about her time with Dr. Kerby; and Dr. Gale McCarty, who worked with Dr. Grace Kerby in the Department of Medicine, speaks in-depth about her association with Dr. Kerby
  • Dr. Priya Kishnani is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Mary Klotman is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Lois Pounds is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Jane Richardson is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Mrs. Mary DBT Semans is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke. Mrs. Semans is also one of the individuals interviewed regarding background information for this exhibit. The link to that interview is below.
  • Mrs. Mary DBT Semans is a member of the Duke family. She married two Duke physicians and has maintained continued support of Duke as a Duke trustee, through the Duke Endowment, and through many other venues. The women she speaks about in most depth are: Dr. Susan Dees; Elizabeth Swett; Betty Hanes; Dr. Eleanor Easley; Reba Hobgood; and Dr. Evelyn Schmidt.
  • Dr. Jean Spaulding is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Frances Widmann is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Catherine Wilfert is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Hilda Willett is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Joanne A. P. Wilson is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Ruby L. Wilson is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.
  • Dr. Michelle Winn is one of the women featured in the exhibit gallery. This is an interview about herself and her time at Duke.