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Special Collections: Talks on History and Health

The Project

Over the years, a number of important audio and video interviews, lectures, and presentations on the history of medicine and healthcare have been collected in the University Archives of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. This project aims to digitize these talks and make them available for download and online viewing or listening through the Internet Archive, or other channels, at the pages linked below. 

The Talks

A Personal History of Bexar County Medicine (February, 1980)

Dr. Perry W. Nadig interviews Dr. Byron Wyatt, a pioneer San Antonio physician.

Historical remembrances of Dr. Mario E. Ramirez, M.D. (2007 and 2011)

Two interviews with the eminent South Texas physician: a video interview from 2011, and an audio interview by Special Collections Librarian Pennie Borchers from October 2007.

Oral History Interview with Mr. Victor Oliveros (November, 2009)

Special Collection Librarian Pennie Borchers interviews City of Laredo epidemiologist and public health advocate Victor Oliveros about public health issues on the Texas-Mexico border.

Ron Philo, PhD, on the Anatomic Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci (July, 2010)

Dr. Philo, senior lecturer in the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, describes his research and publications on the anatomical drawings of Leonardo da Vinci.

Charleen Moore, PhD: "Anatomists and their Art" (October, 2011)

A presentation by Dr. Moore, Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Health Science Center's Department of Cellular and Structural biology, featuring many important works from the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library.