Oral history interview with Priscilla Schaffer (video and transcript)

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Title

Oral history interview with Priscilla Schaffer (video and transcript)

Subject

Schaffer, Priscilla A.
Virology
Mentoring
Feminism and science
Herpes simplex

Abstract

Oral history interview with Pricilla Schaffer, M.D., Chief of the Laboratory of Tumor Virus Genetics at the Sidney Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Schaffer's research concentrates on defining the DNA of the Herpes Simplex virus. Dr. Schaffer's commitment to improving medical education began during her early years at Baylor University, and she continued to support women and minority students as a member of the Admission Committee at Harvard Medical School.

Creator

Joint Committee on the Status of Women

Date Created

1982

Is Part Of

Joint Committee on the Status of Women Records

Format

video

Extent

1 videorecording (154 MB) and transcript (10 pages)

Medium

Videotape

Language

English

Type

moving image

Identifier

https://vimeo.com/51462972

Oral History Item Type Metadata

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Interviewer

Denterlein, Geri

Interviewee

Schaffer, Priscilla A.

Original Format

Videotape

Duration

00:19:29

Files

Schaffer Test.pdf

Citation

Joint Committee on the Status of Women, “Oral history interview with Priscilla Schaffer (video and transcript),” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed January 29, 2020, http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/5960.

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