Alma Rodriguez, MD, Oral History Interview, February 20, 2015

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Alma Rodriguez, MD, Oral History Interview, February 20, 2015

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Major Topics Discussed:

  • Personal and educational background
  • Research on lymphoma treatments
  • Shift in career focus from research to administration

Identifier

RodriguezA_01_20150220

Publication Date

2-20-2015

Publisher

The Historical Resources Center, The Research Medical Library, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

City

Houston, Texas

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Topics Covered

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas System. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute

Disciplines

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oncology | Oral History

About the Interview

About the Interview Subject:

Dr. Alma Rodriguez (b. 11 September 1953, Robson, Texas) came to MD Anderson in 1986 as an instructor, laboratory researcher and clinician in the Department of Internal Medicine. Today she has a primary appointment as Internist and Professor of Medicine in the Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma in the Division of Cancer Medicine. Her research has focused on treatments for lymphoid malignancies. In administration, Dr. Rodriguez has served as Vice President of Medical Affairs since 2005. Among her many activities, she has helped create MD Anderson’s Survivorship Program and developed services in psychosocial care. She has also been involved in shifting institution culture to quality care.

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