Oral history interview with Dale Lawrence, 1991

 

Name
Lawrence, Dale N (Interviewee)
Resnik, Susan, 1940- (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Dale Lawrence, 1991
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Dale Lawrence : oral history, 1991; Oral history of Dale Lawrence, 1991
Abstract
Childhood/adolescent disenchantment with medical system; desire to become advocate for improvement of medical treatment; early knowledge of/research on AIDS at Centers for Disease Control (CDC); mainstream epidemiology versus epidemiology at CDC; first encounter with patient with AIDS and hemophilia; early response to AIDS by hemophilia providers; early research into possibility of HIV transmission via blood products; differences in points of view between epidemiologists and other healthcare providers; response to/involvement with the "hemophilia community"; realization of HIV transmission from people with hemophilia to their sexual partners; expansion of "hemophilia community" to include wives and partners of people with hemophilia; differences between age groups in development of symptomatic AIDS; role of "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" in facilitating AIDS research; possibility of a memorial for people with hemophilia who died of AIDS; current work on developing an AIDS vaccine
Collection Name
Hemophilia oral history collection
Subjects
Hemophilia--History.--United States; Hemophilia--Social aspects; Hemophilia--Political aspects; AIDS (Disease)--History.--United States; Epidemiology; Physicians; Lawrence, Dale N; Center for Disease Control
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1991
Physical Description
63 pages
Note
Interviewed by Susan Resnik on October 11, 1991
Note (Provenance)
Susan Resnik, Gift, circa 1992
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
12169917
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-yp2p-kw47
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.