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Interview with Cathrine Solomon by Michala Biondi

Cathrine Solomon is a registered nurse who, at the time of the interview, works with the Multiple Myeloma Program at Mount Sinai Hospital, as a stem cell transplant coordinator. She discusses her personal experiences during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in spring 2020.

Solomon, Cathrine

Interview with Edward Dwyer, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

In an interview with cardiologist Edward Dwyer, MD, he describes his attraction to medicine as a youngster after listening to a weekly science program on the radio; his decision to attend Columbia University on a baseball scholarship, and staying at Colombia for medical school (College of Physicians and Surgeons class of ’57); changes in science and medical practice between the 1950s and 1960s, and the merger between Roosevelt and St. Luke’s Hospitals in 1979, as well as other details of his medical career and life.

Dwyer, Edward M., 1936-

Interview with Ennio Gallozzi, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Dr. Ennio Gallozzi, an anesthesiologist who was born, raised, and trained in Rome, Italy, discusses his life, and how he came to study in the US and continue training at St. Luke’s as a resident in anesthesiology, eventually spending 44 years at the hospital. He mentions life growing up under Mussolini, and the devastation WWII wrought on Rome, and includes stories about colleagues and family life.

Gallozzi, Ennio

Interview with Julie Byrnes by Barbara Niss

Interview with Julie Byrnes, a second year student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as an MD/MPH student, so, both in the graduate as school and the medical school. Ms. Byrnes discusses her experiences as a student, and caring for a family member in Hospital during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in spring 2020.

Niss, Barbara

Interview with Lawrence Scharer, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Dr. Lawrence Scharer, a pulmonary specialist, discuss his life and career with Dr. Norma Braun. He describes his upbringing in the Bronx, his education at Columbia University and the College of Physicians and Surgeons and his career at Roosevelt Hospital (now Mount Sinai West). He also touches on his family life, and his time as a Captain in the Army Medical Corps, stationed in Seoul, S. Korea.

Scharer, Lawrence L.

Interview with Norma M.T. Braun, MD by Michala Biondi, part 1

In part one of a two-part interview, Dr. Braun recounts her childhood in Shanghai, China during the third Japanese invasion, before the World War II. She describes her family's struggles to escape the war, her grandfather, who held various diplomatic roles for China and the Kuomintang, and her parents' meeting in the US (her mother is from Poland) and their lives after marriage.

Braun, Norma M.T.

Interview with Sami Hashim, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Dr. Sami Hashim discusses his education and career development, his research on lipid metabolism and its derivatives, the ketogenic diet, the development of MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) which today has in many nutritional and medicinal applications and his collaboration with Dr. Theodore VanItallie which produced cholestyramine, the first cholesterol lowering medication. Dr. Hashim remarks on his family life and children, his hobbies, and his acquaintances with the Royal family in Kuwait and meeting the former President of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, Nobel Laureate Linus Pawling, IRA member Bobby Sands, and Arctic Explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson.

Braun, Norma M.T.

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