Reminiscences of Louis K. Diamond, 1986

 

Name
Diamond, Louis K. (Louis Klein), 1902-1999 (Interviewee)
Hoffman, Eric (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Louis K. Diamond, 1986
Abstract
Childhood in New York; family life and background; early education; influences at Harvard; early interest in medicine and pediatrics; studies at Harvard Medical School in 1920's; recollections of Kenneth D. Blackfan; residency at Children's Hospital, Boston; relation between biochemistry and nutrition, especially in infants; development of hematology as unique discipline; recollections of Edwin J. Cohn and research on blood fractions; experiences during World War II; technological and research advances in hematology through years; blood banking experiences with American Red Cross; discovery of Rh factor; support of medical research by private industry, and problems getting federal funding; observations on clinical and research training in medicine; crossovers and divisions among hematology and other disciplines; awards and honors
Collection Name
Hematology project
Subjects
Medical research personnel; Physicians; Pediatrics; Medicine, Biochemic; Hematology; Blood--Analysis; Medicine--Research; Diamond, Louis K. (Louis Klein), 1902-1999; Harvard Medical School; Children's Hospital (Boston, Mass.); American Red Cross
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1986
Note (Biographical)
Hematologist
Note
Interviewed by Eric Hoffman on November 17 and 18, 1986
Note (Provenance)
Louis K. Diamond, Gift 1990
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14338280
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-cjva-k964
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.