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Guide to the Edward C. Halperin Papers, 1961-2009 (MC.0067)

Abstract

Contains the professional papers of Edward Halperin from his tenure at Duke. Halperin served on Duke faculty for twenty-three years as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor. Types of materials include correspondence, grant applications, a cassette tape, articles, and reports. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection concentrated from 1986 to 2009.

Descriptive Summary

Call Number
MC.0067
Title
Edward C. Halperin Papers
Date
1961-2009
Creator
Halperin, Edward C.
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Repository
Duke University Medical Center Archives

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Collection Overview

Contains correspondence, grant applications, a cassette tape, articles, and reports pertaining to Halperin's professional writings and his career at Duke School of Medicine. Halperin served on the Duke faculty for twenty-three years as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection concentrated from 1986 to 2009.

Arrangement Note

Organized into the following series: Records, 1961-2009.

Contents of the Collection

1. Records, 1961-2009

Collection Overview: Contains correspondence, grant applications, a cassette tape, articles, and reports pertaining to Halperin's professional writings and career at Duke University School of Medicine as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor. Materials range in date from 1961 to 2009, with the bulk of the collection concentrated from 1986 to 2009.

Correspondence, 1986-1986
Box 1
Correspondence, 1996-1998
Box 1
Correspondence, 2000-2000
Box 1
Interview with Howard Manning; Audio cassette tape, undated
Box 1
Writings; "A Curricular Model for the Training of Physician Scientists: The Evolution of the Duke University School of Medicine Curriculum" (by Edward C. Halperin), 1961-2007
Box 1
Writings; "The "Jewish Problem" in United States Medical Education, 1920-1955" (by Edward C. Halperin), 1998-2000
Box 1
Writings; "The Pornographic Anatomy Book? The Curious Tale of The Anatomical Basis of Medical Practice" (by Edward C. Halperin), 2006-2009
Box 1
Writings; "A Solitary Act in the Bell Building: Striking a Blow for Racial Desegregation in a Southern Medical School" (by Edward C. Halperin), 2005-2007
Box 1
Writings; "Special Report: Desegregation of Hospitals and Medical Societies in North Carolina" (by Edward C. Halperin), 1987-1988
Box 1

Biographical/Historical

Edward C. Halperin was born in 1953 in Somerville, New Jersey. He received an MA from Duke University and his MD from Yale University. Halperin served on Duke faculty for twenty-three years as a professor and chairperson of the Department of Radiation Oncology, vice dean of the School of Medicine, and associate vice chancellor.

In 2006, he became the Dean of the School of Medicine and professor of radiation oncology, pediatrics, and history at the University of Louisville.

Halperin's research focuses on pediatric cancer, adult brain tumors, the role of radiotherapy in organ transplantation, ethics, and the history of racial, religious, and gender discrimination in higher education.

Halperin married Sharon Halperin and they had three children.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edward C. Halperin Papers, Duke University Medical Center Archives.

Acquisitions Information

Accession A2004.012 (transferred by Edward C. Halperin, April 2004), Accession A2018.052 (gift by Edward C. Halperin, July 2018)

Processing Information

Processed by Archives staff: date unknown; McKenzie Long under the supervision of Lucy Waldrop: July 2018

Related Material

Edward C. Halperin Oral History Interviews