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Celebrating ophthalmic families with oral history interviews

Oral History Collection Details

The Museum of Vision oral history collection preserves the memories and experiences of people whose lives are an inspiration.

Below is a detailed list of the entire collection.  A simplified list is also available.

Jump to: Original Recordings
Jump to: Other Oral Histories and Interviews

 

Original Recordings

These original oral history recordings were made by the Museum of Vision with the help of the following partners:

Senior Ophthalmologist Committee
University of California at Berkeley, Regional Oral History Office
StoryCorps, a national project of Sound Portraits Productions
American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company
Glaucoma Research Foundation

Below is the oral history collection listed alphabetically by last name. Highlighted items are available to download as PDF documents.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W |
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A

Albert, Daniel, MD. 2010, audio recording with Alfred Sommer, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior
Ophthalmologist Committee.

Allansmith, Mathea R., MD. 2005, audio recording.
Concerning Phillips Thygeson, MD

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B

Bateman, J. Bronwyn, MD. 2011, audio recording with Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior
Ophthalmologist Committee.

Bath, Patricia, MD. 2011, audio recording with Eve Higginbotham, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Benedict, William L. MD. 1966, audio recording

Bettman, Jerome, MD. 2000, book. An Interview with Jerome W. Bettman, MD
Published with generous support of the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance 
Company.

Blodi, Frederick, MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and Present 
Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Boeder, Paul, PhD. 1992, book. Paul Boeder, PhD: Teacher of Physiological Optics.
In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC Berkeley.

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C

Cinotti, Alfonse, MD. 2013, audio recording. Panel discussion on the merger of the 
American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of 
Ophthalmology in 1980. Co-production of the Museum of Vision and
the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.

Cogan, David G., MD. 1990, book. David Glendenning Cogan, MD: The Howe 
Laboratory of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, the
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and the National Eye Institute
.
In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC Berkeley.

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D

Dawson, Chandler, MD. 1986, audio recording. Concerning Phillips Thygeson, MD

Demorest, Byron, MD. 2010, audio recording with Robert Reinecke, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Dohlman, Claes H., MD PhD. 2004, audio recording

Duane, Thomas D., MD. 1989, book. Thomas David Duane, MD: Wills Eye Hospital 
and Thomas Jefferson Medical College
. In partnership with the
Regional Oral History Office, UC Berkeley.

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E

Enzenauer, Brig. Gen. Robert, MD. 2012, audio recording with Col. Thomas Tredici, 
MD (ret.)
. In partnership with the American Association of Pediatric 
Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

Enzenauer, Brig. Gen. Robert, MD. 2012, audio recording with Col. Frank LaPiana, MD (ret.)

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F

G

Garcia, George, MD. 2009, audio recording with David Parke, Sr., MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound 
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Garcia, George, MD. 2013, audio recording. Panel discussion on the merger of the 
American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of 
Ophthalmology in 1980. Co-production of the Museum of Vision and
the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.

Goldberg, Morton, MD. 2013, audio recording with Lee Jampol, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Goodell, Ruth, MD. 2012, audio recording with Marjorie Mosier, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Guerry III, DuPont, MD. 1993, book. DuPont Guerry III, MD: Ophthalmologist
Richmond Virginia and the Medical College of Virginia
. In partnership
with the Regional Oral History Office, UC Berkeley.

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H

Henderson, John W., MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and 
Present Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Higginbotham, Eve, MD. 2011, audio recording with Patricia Bath, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Hoskins Jr., H. Dunbar, MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and 
Present Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and 
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Hoskins Jr., H. Dunbar, MD. 2009, audio recording with Alice McPherson, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound 
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Hoskins Jr., H. Dunbar, MD. 2012, audio recording with Gavin Herbert.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Herbert, Gavin. 2012, audio recording with H. Dunbar Hoskins Jr., MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Hughes, Wendell L., MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and 
Present Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and 
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Hull, Col. Forrest, MD. 2002, audio recording.

Hutchinson, B. Thomas, MD. 2009, audio recording with Richard Mills, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound 
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

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I

Ing, Malcolm, MD. 2012, audio recording

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J

Jaafar, Mohamad, MD. 2013, audio recording with John O'Neill, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Jampol, Lee, MD. 2013, audio recording with Morton Goldberg, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Jampolsky, Arthur, MD. 2012, audio recording with Burton Kushner, MD.
In partnership with the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology
and Strabismus

Jones, Daniel, MD. 2011, audio recording with Ronald Smith, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

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K

Kos, Clair M., MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and Present 
Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Kreissig, Ingrid, MD. 2011, audio recording with Harvey Lincoff, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Kushner, Burton, MD. 2012, audio recording with Arthur Jampolsky, MD.
In partnership with the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology
and Strabismus

Kuwabara, Toichiro, MD. 1989, audio recording. Concerning David G. Cogan, MD

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L

LaPiana, Col. Frank, MD (ret.). 2012, audio recording

Lichter, Paul, MD. 2009, audio recording with William Tasman, MD. Co-production
of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.
In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound Portraits
Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Lincoff, Harvey, MD. 2011, audio recording with Ingrid Kreissig, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

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Machemer, Robert, MD. 2009, audio recording

Maumenee, A. Edward, MD. 1994, book. A. Edward Maumenee, MD: The Wilmer 
Ophthalmological Institute at the Johns Hopkins University and the
Stanford Medical School
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History
Office, UC Berkeley.

McPherson, Alice, MD. 2009, audio recording with H. Dunbar Hoskins Jr., MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound 
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Medow, Norman, MD. 2012, audio recording with Edward Raab, MD.
In partnership with the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology
and Strabismus

Mills, Richard, MD. 2009, audio recording with B. Thomas Hutchinson, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound 
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Morrison, W. Howard, MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and 
Present Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and 
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Mosier, Marjorie, MD. 2012, audio recording with Ruth Goodell, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior
Ophthalmologist Committee.

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Noonan, David J. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and Present
Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
, 1998.  In partnership with the Regional Oral History
Office, UC Berkeley.

Noonan, David J. 2009, audio recording with Bradley R. Straatsma, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior
Ophthalmologist Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national
project of Sound Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Noonan, David J. 2012, audio recording. Panel discussion on the division of the 
American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology in 1979
.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Noonan, David J. 2013, audio recording. Panel discussion on the merger of the 
American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of 
Ophthalmology in 1980. Co-production of the Museum of Vision and
the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.

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O'Conner, G. Richard, MD. 2005, audio recording. 
Concerning Phillips Thygeson, MD

O'Day, Denis, MD. 2010, audio recording

Olivier, Mildred M.G., MD. 2011, audio recording with J. Bronwyn Bateman, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

O'Neill, John, MD. 2013, audio recording with Mohamad Jaafar, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

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P

Parke II, David, MD. 2012, audio recording with David Parke Sr., MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Parke Sr., David, MD. 2009, audio recording with George Garcia, MD. Co-production
of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.
In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound Portraits
Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Parke Sr., David, MD. 2012, audio recording with David Parke II, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Pischel, Dohrmann K., MD. 1988, book. Dohrmann Kaspar Pischel, MD: American 
Links with Germanic Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment Surgery, San 
Francisco
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

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R

Raab, Edward, MD. 2012, audio recording with Norman Medow, MD.
In partnership with the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology
and Strabismus

Ravin, James, MD. 2011, audio recording with Tracy Ravin, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Ravin, Tracy, MD. 2011, audio recording with James Ravin, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Reinecke, Robert, MD. 2010, audio recording with Byron Demorest, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Riffenburgh, Ralph S., MD. 2002, audio self-recorded. Experiences during the 
Korean War, c1950

Riordan-Eva, Paul, MD. 1986, audio recording; 2005 edited.
Concerning Phillips Thygeson, MD

Rodriguez, Alvaro, MD. 2012, audio recording with Juan Verdaguer, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Rubin, Melvin, MD. 2009, audio recording with Stanley M. Truhlsen, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound 
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Ryan, Stephen, MD. 2010, audio recording with Richard Troutman, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

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S

Scheie, Harold G., MD. 1989, book. Harold Gelndon Scheie, MD: Ophthalmic 
Surgery and the Scheie Eye Institute
. In partnership with the Regional
Oral History Office, UC Berkeley.

Shaffer, Robert N., MD. 2002, book. Robert N. Shaffer, MD at 90: An Oral History 
and Memoir
. Published with generous support of the Glaucoma
Research Foundation. (10 MB)

Shields, M. Bruce, MD. 2013, audio recording with George Spaeth, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior
Ophthalmologist Committee.

Smith, Morton, MD. 2012, audio recording with Robert Stamper, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Smith, Ronald, MD. 2011, audio recording with Daniel Jones, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Snydacker, Daniel, MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and Present 
Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Sommer, Alfred, MD. 2010, audio recording with Daniel Albert, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Spaeth, George, MD. 2013, audio recording with M. Bruce Shields, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Spencer, William, MD. 2007, audio recording

Spivey, Bruce E., MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and Present 
Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Spivey, Bruce E., MD. 2008, audio recording. Experiences during the Vietnam War, 
1964-1966

Spivey, Bruce E., MD. 2012, audio recording. Panel discussion on the division of the
American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology in 1979
.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Spivey, Bruce E., MD. 2013, audio recording. Panel discussion on the merger of the
American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association of 
Ophthalmology in 1980. Co-production of the Museum of Vision and
the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.

Stamper, Robert, MD. 2012, audio recording with Morton Smith, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Straatsma, Bradley R., MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and 
Present Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Straatsma, Bradley R., MD. 2009, audio recording with David J. Noonan.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound 
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Straatsma, Bradley R., MD. 2012, audio recording. Panel discussion on the division
of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology in
1979
. Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior
Ophthalmologist Committee.

Straatsma, Bradley R., MD. 2013, audio recording. Panel discussion on the merger 
of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American
Association of Ophthalmology in 1980. Co-production of the Museum of
Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.

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Tabbara, Khalid, MD. 2005, audio recording. Concerning Phillips Thygeson, MD

Tasman, William, MD. 2009, audio recording with Paul Lichter, MD. Co-production 
of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist Committee.
In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound Portraits
Productions, www.storycorps.net.

Taub, Robert, MD. 2010, audio recording with Susan Taub, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Taub, Susan, MD. 2010, audio recording with Robert Taub, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Thygeson, Phillips, MD. 1988, book. Phillips Thygeson, MD: External Eye Disease
and the Proctor Foundation
, 1988. In partnership with the Regional
Oral HistoryOffice, UC Berkeley.

Tredici, Col. Thomas, MD, (ret.). 2012, audio recording with Brig. Gen. Robert
Enzenauer, MD
.  In partnership with the American Association of
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Troutman, Richard, MD. 2010, audio recording with Stephen Ryan, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Truhlsen, Stanley M., MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and 
Present Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office, UC
Berkeley.

Truhlsen, Stanley M., MD. 2009, audio recording with Melvin Rubin, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee. In partnership with StoryCorps, a national project of Sound
Portraits Productions, www.storycorps.net.

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V

Vaughan, Daniel, MD. 1986, audio recording; 2005 edited. Concerning Phillips
Thygeson, MD

Verdaguer, Juan, MD. 2012, audio recording with Alvaro Rodriguez, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

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Weingeist, Aaron, MD. 2011, audio recording with Thomas Weingeist, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Weingeist, Thomas, MD. 2011, audio recording with Aaron Weingeist, MD.
Co-production of the Museum of Vision and the Senior Ophthalmologist
Committee.

Welch, Robert, MD. 2008, audio recording

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Zupan, Lawrence, MD. 1998, book. Oral History Recollections of Past and Present
Leaders of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and
Otolaryngology
. In partnership with the Regional Oral History Office,
UC Berkeley.

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Other Oral Histories and Interviews

These recordings were donated to the Museum of Vision, however, copyright resides with another entity. They are reproduced here with permission.

Chandler, Paul, MD. Videotape recording, 1985. Copy of interview conducted by the
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Cogan, David G., MD. Videotape recording, c1983. Copy of interview conducted by
the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Fritz, Milo H. Audio transcript, 1991. Copy of interview conducted by Linda Fritz Bell. lindafritz.org

Schepens, Charles, MD. Videotape recording, 1986. Copy of "Charles and Cette
Schepens: Private to Public."

Schepens, Charles, MD. Videotape recording, c1985. Copy of "Charles and Cette
Schepens: Their Life and Times."

Thygeson, Phillips, MD. Videotape recording, 1999.

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