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|Collection:||Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection|
|Interviewee:||Kelsey, Mavis P., M.D./font>|
|Interviewer:||Brunet, Lesley Williams|
|Title:||Mavis P. Kelsey, M.D. Oral History Interview 1|
|Dates:||May 11, 2009|
|Abstract:||Dr. Mavis Kelsey talks with Lesley Brunet about his education and his early career in Houston. He focuses on his time at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota and his years at MD Anderson. He spends a lot of time talking about his relationship with MD Anderson faculty and staff members including Drs R. Lee Clark, and Dr. Ernst Bertner, and Alando Ballantyne.|
|Format:||1 streaming video file and 1 interview transcript|
|Interview Length:||2 hours, 28 minutes, 20 seconds|
|Language:||Materials are in English|
|Repository:||Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
Mavis Parrott Kesley, co-founder of Houston’s Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, was born in Deport, Texas on October 7, 1912. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Texas A and M in 1932 and a Medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 1936. He returned to teach at UTMB in Pathology after a rotating internship at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He then worked for Scott and White Clinic. In 1939, he served a three year fellowship in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. During his fellowship, he served in the Medical Corps of the US Army Air Force from 1941 to 1945 earning the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He returned to Rochester to earn a Master’s Degree in Internal Medicine from the University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic in 1947.
Dr. Mavis Kelsey talks with Lesley Brunet about his education and his early career in Houston. He focuses on his time at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota and his years at MD Anderson. He spends a lot of time talking about his relationship with MD Anderson faculty and staff members including Drs R. Lee Clark, and Dr. Ernst Bertner, and Alando Ballantyne.
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Kelsey, Mavis Parrott, 1912- |
Clark, Randolph Lee, 1906-
Seybold, William Dempsey, 1915-
DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008
|Subjects (Organizations):||University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center -- history
Medical Arts Publishing Foundation
Mayo Clinic ; Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
Clinical Trials as Topic
Neoplasms -- prevention and control
Neoplasms -- prevention and control
Ambulatory Care Facilities
Thyroid Neoplasms -- radiotherapy
|Provenance:||Interview between Mavis P. Kelsey and Leslew W. Brunet on May 11, 2009 in his residence in Houston, Texas.|
|Preferred Citation:||Mavis P. Kelsey, M.D. Oral History Interview 1, May 11, 2009, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.|
|Processing Information:||Oral history was edited by Javier Garza, Archivist, June 2011|