Janet M. Bruner, MD, Oral History Interview, June 4, 2012

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Janet M. Bruner, MD, Oral History Interview, June 4, 2012

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Major Topics Covered:

  • Personal and educational background
  • Overviews of pathology and neuropathology, approach and practice in team settings
  • Research: molecular genetics
  • MD Anderson Neuropathology Laboratory: operations
  • Developing the MD Anderson Tissue Bank
  • The Department of Pathology, subspecializing
  • The Department of Hematopathology
  • Women and leadership at MD Anderson

Identifier

BrunerJM_01_20120604

Publication Date

6-4-2012

Publisher

The Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas 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:

Diagnostic neuropathologist Janet M. Bruner, M.D. (b. 1949, East Liverpool, Ohio) joined the MD Anderson in 1984 as a faculty associate in the Department of Pathology and was promoted to assistant professor in 1985. She is a full professor in that department and since 1994 has also held a joint appointment in the Department of Neuro-oncology. Her clinical interests focus on brain tumor neuropathology, molecular diagnostics, and molecular genetics. Dr. Bruner served as Chair of the Department of Pathology for 12 years –the first woman chair of a clinical department at MD Anderson (appointed in 1998). She has been Deputy Head of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine since 1998.

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