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Guide to the Justine Strand de Oliveira Papers, 1973-2020 (MC.0156)

Abstract

Contains the professional papers of Justine Strand de Oliveira, former Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Community and Family Medicine. Types of materials include an academic stole, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, programs, notes, clippings, a calendar, agendas, business cards, faxes, legal statutes, membership lists, photographs, reports, meeting minutes, a questionnaire/survey, a grant proposal, an application to Duke's Physician Assistant (PA) program, the Duke Student and Faculty Handbook, a VHS tape, and digital files documenting the "Pop Up Think Tank" organized by Strand while working in the United Kingdom. Major subjects include professional development, state regulations for PAs, and advocacy for PAs contributions to the medical field. Materials range in date from 1973 to 2020.

Descriptive Summary

Call Number
MC.0156
Title
Justine Strand de Oliveira Papers
Date
1973-2020
Creator
Strand de Oliveira, Justine, 1951-
Extent
1.75 Linear Feet (1 carton, 1 card box) and 5.57 MB
Repository
Duke University Medical Center Archives

Collection Overview

Contains the professional papers of Justine Strand de Oliveira, former Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Community and Family Medicine. Types of materials include an academic stole, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, programs, notes, clippings, a calendar, agendas, business cards, faxes, legal statutes, membership lists, photographs, reports, meeting minutes, a questionnaire/survey, a grant proposal, an application to Duke's Physician Assistant (PA) program, the Duke Student and Faculty Handbook, a VHS tape, and digital files documenting the "Pop Up Think Tank" organized by Strand while working in the United Kingdom. Major subjects include professional development, state regulations for physician assistants, and advocacy for PAs contributions to the medical field. Materials range in date from 1973 to 2020.

Arrangement Note

Organized into the following series: Correspondence, 1973-2010; Clippings, 1988-2014; Physician Assistant Profession, 1986-2006; Professional Papers, 1979-1981, 1996-2014; Digital Files, 2018-2020; Restricted, 1978, 1995, 2005

Restrictions on Access & Use

Some collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval.

Access Restrictions

Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).

Contains materials restricted at the folder level, in accordance with Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). For further information consult with the Medical Center Archivist.

Box 1 must be screened for sensitive or confidential materials before being accessed. For further information consult with the Medical Center Archivist.

Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

1. Correspondence, 1973-2010

Series Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence relating to professional development, program accreditation, physician assistant legal regulations, and personal correspondence. Materials range in date from 1973 to 2010.

Correspondence, 1973, 1979, 1982
Box 1
Correspondence, 1990-1999
Box 1
Correspondence, 2000-2010
Box 1

2. Clippings, 1988-2014

Series Scope and Contents: Contains clippings relating to the Duke Physician Assistant Program, the physician assistant profession, and articles written about Strand de Oliveira. Materials range in date from 1988 to 2014.

Clippings, 1988-2002
Box 1
Clippings, 2004-2014
Box 1

3. Physician Assistant Profession, 1986-2006

Series Scope and Contents: Includes correspondence, regulations, Medicaid information, faxes, agendas, committee member lists, business cards, and notes. Materials range in date from 1986 to 2006.

Texas, 1986-1993

Subseries Scope and Contents: Contains agendas, reports, notes, newsletters, a questionnaire, regulations, and an executive summary pertaining to the physician assistant's profession in Texas including state regulations and professional organizations. Materials range in date from 1986 to 1993.

Department of Health, 1993
Box 1
Legislative and Government Affair (LGA) Newsline, 1989-1993
Box 1
Reports, undated
Box 1
Robert Wood Johnson Grant, 1993, undated
Box 1
Sunset Commission, 1989-1992, undated
Box 1
Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA), 1988-1990
Box 1
Texas Board of Medical Examiners, 1986-1992
Box 1
Texas Health Policy Task Force, 1991-1992
Box 1

North Carolina, 1995-2006

Subseries Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence, legal regulations, Medicaid information, insurance regulations, faxes, agendas, a committee member list, newsletters, and reports pertaining to physician assistant profession in North Carolina including state regulations and professional organizations. Materials range in date from 1995 to 2006.

Blue Cross Blue Shield, 2004-2005
Box 1
Committees, 1995, 2002
Box 1
Medicaid, 2002-2003
Box 1
Professional Organizations, 1996, 2002-2006
Box 1
Statutes, 2002-2004
Box 1

4. Professional Papers, 1979-1981, 1996-2014

Series Scope and Contents: Contains certificates, photographs, notes, articles, an application, a handbook, programs, an academic stole, and VHS tape. Materials range in date from1979-1981, 1996-2014.

Business Cards, undated
Box 1
Carolina Now: Guests-Justine Strand and Harvey Estes; November 11, 2002-UNC-TV VHS, 2002
Box 1
Certificates, 1996, 1999, 2007-2010
Box 1
Duke University School of Medicine Financial Redesign Plan, 2006
Box 1
Duke Department of Community and Family Medicine Student-Faculty Handbook, 1979
Box 1
PAEA and APAP Past President Academic Stole, undated
Box 2
Photographs, undated
Box 1
Programs, 1981, 1999, 2014
Box 1

5. Digital Files, 2018-2020

Series Scope and Contents: Contains digital files from the following accessions: Accession A2020.013. Includes files documenting the "Pop Up Think Tank" Justine Strand de Oliveira helped organize while working in the United Kingdom. Files types include Word (DOCX), PDF, PPT, and TXT. Digital files date from 2018 to 2020.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Processing Information: Material in this collection was processed using AXAEM's Electronic Records Processing module, which incorporates Bagger as a way to package electronic files with technical metadata. Captured digital content was ingested into AXAEM, where ClamAV Anti-Virus software detected and cleaned any computer viruses. The cleaned files were saved on the Duke University Medical Center Archives' secure server with a regular backup schedule. Includes [40 files totaling 5.57 MB] that are available for research: Accession A2020.013 (40 files totaling 5.57 MB).

Accession A2020.013, 2018-2020

Subseries Scope and Contents: Includes files documenting the "Pop Up Think Tank" Justine Strand de Oliveira helped organize while working in the United Kingdom. After retiring from Duke in January 2017, Strand de Oliveira moved to London and worked as a professor of physician associate studies (they use associate, not assistant) at Barts and The London School of Medicine. In this position, she established a PA research group while head of the PA division. The "Pop Up Think Tank" took place over one day in July 2018 and included 10 workgroups on topics from resistance to new professions to clinic architectural design. The keynote speaker was Khassoum Diallo, PhD from the World Health Organization. Over the day, the groups reviewed what was known on each topic and proposed areas for future research, presenting to everyone at the end of the day. The digital files capture the thoughts and ideas from that day of brainstorming. Files are organized as "Key Documents", "Keynote speakers", and "Work groups". The "Key Documents" include files documenting how the pop up was organized. The "Keynote speakers" files include documentation about the keynote speaker. The "Work groups" files contain materials documenting the output of the work groups from this event. Files types include Word (DOCX), PDF, PPT, and TXT. Digital files date from 2018 to 2020.

Conditions Governing Access: Materials are available at the Duke University Medical Center Archives Reading Room.

Biographical Note

Justine Strand de Oliveira was born in 1951 to Otto Neall Strand and Arlene Emilie Ross. From 1969 to 1971, she attended the University of Colorado. She received her associate's degree in 1979 from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Health Science from Duke University's Physician Assistant (PA) Program in 1981. In 1998, Strand de Oliveira received a Master of Public Health degree, and, in 2008, a doctorate in Public Health from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Strand de Oliveira began her career as a PA at the Sunrise Community Health Center in Greeley, Colorado. From 1982 to 1984, she worked in Mambucaba, Brazil as a medical liaison. She moved to Austin, Texas, in 1984 and worked at the Austin Regional Clinic for 10 years. In 1994, Strand de Oliveira moved to Durham, North Carolina, and served as the director of general health services at the Durham County Health department for three years.

She returned to Duke in 1997 and served as the Duke Physician Assistant division chief from 1999 to 2012 and as program director from 2001 to 2003. In 2017, Strand de Oliveira stepped down as Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Community and Family Medicine and retired from Duke in order to accept a faculty position as a professor of physician associate studies at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and the Institute of Health Sciences Education.

Strand de Oliveira is the past president of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), North Carolina Medical Society Foundation (NCMSF), and the Texas Association of Physician Assistants (TAPA). She is an emerita member of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine; a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (DFAAPA); and a member of Pi Alpha, the national physician assistant honor society. In 2004, she became the first PA elected to the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation Board of Trustees and served a one-year term as secretary and treasurer. In 2005, Strand de Oliveira was recognized as the Outstanding PA of the Year by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Strand de Oliveira is married to Jasiel de Oliveira and has one son.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Justine Strand de Oliveira Papers, Duke University Medical Center Archives.

Acquisitions Information

Accession A2016.017 (gift by Justine Strand de Oliveira, April 2016), Accession A2020.013 (gift by Justine Strand de Oliveira, February 2020)

Processing Information

Processed by Kahlee Leingang under the supervision of Lucy Waldrop: June 2017; updated by Lucy Waldrop: May 2020.

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