Edward Meadors Copeland III, M.D, Oral History Interview, April 09, 2019

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Edward Meadors Copeland III, M.D, Oral History Interview, April 09, 2019

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Major Topics Covered:

  • Portraits of R. Lee Clark, MD and key figures in surgery, 1970s-80s
  • Research: hyperalimentation
  • Department of General Surgery: culture; organization of rotations; evolution of research; key figures
  • Division system: implementation of; impact on surgery; continued value of

Identifier

Copeland_M_20190409

Publication Date

4-9-2019

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.

Disciplines

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

About the Interview

About the Interview Subject

Edward Copeland III, MD came to MD Anderson in 1971 for an Advanced Senior Fellowship in Cancer Surgery with a specialization in head and neck surgery. He joined the faculty in 1972 and served until 1982, when he joined the University of Florida system. Dr. Copeland’s research areas include surgical nutrition, metabolism and tumor biology. He has served as President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Southern Surgical Association, and the Halstead Surgical Society, and Chaired the American Board of Surgery as well as the Board of Reagents of the ACS.

Edward Meadors Copeland III, M.D, Oral History Interview, April 09, 2019

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