Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics

Bill Dow in Smithville TN, 1970

Bill Dow

Bill Dow co-founded the Student Health Coalition while in medical school at Vanderbilt University, in 1969. His larger-than-life role in the SHC origin story and beyond warrants special telling, which we attempt in the essay that follows. Contributed by Margaret Ecker, compiled with good friends sifting through the complicated light that Bill left in our …

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David Theodore Karzon Papers, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University

David T. Karzon, M.D., came to Vanderbilt in 1968 as Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics. Previously he had been Professor of Virology, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology and Professor of Pediatrics at the State University of New York, Buffalo[…]In 1970, after building support both within the community and within the university, Dr. …

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