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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.

Interview with Terry Krulwich, PhD by Albert S. Lyons

This is a recording of the oral history of Terry Krulwich, PhD conducted by Albert S. Lyons, MD and Florence Daniels on February 9th, 1999. Some of the significant topics represented in this oral history include: the beginning of her career at Mount Sinai; the composition and number of students, budget, requirements, and length of the biochemistry MD/PhD program; the Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University; comments on student mental health in the program; her salary; her area of interest and research in biochemistry; a summer undergraduate science program she began; and her parents.

Krulwich, Terry

Interview with Victoria Adams by Michala Biondi

Victoria Adams, PharmD relates her experience working in the Pharmacy Department while interfacing with the Infectious Diseases Division at the Mount Sinai Hospital during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in spring 2020. She describes her daily work responsibilities, what the City was like during that time, and how she coped in her personal life.

Adams, Victoria

Interview with Virginia Kanick, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Dr. Kanick relates stories of her life from childhood in the South to educational and training choices at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons to her work at St. Luke's Hospital Center, mentioning her involvement, as the first woman president of the hospital's Medical Board, in the merger of St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals in 1979.

Kanick, Virginia

Interview with Vivian Clark re: William S. Clark, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Mrs. Vivian Clark speaks about her husband, Dr. William Clark, who completed his internship and residency at St. Luke’s Hospital (now Mount Sinai Morningside) and returned there as Chief of Medicine between 1975 and 1979. She discusses his childhood in Dayton, Ohio, and his move into medicine, his work with the National Foundation March of Dimes and The Arthritis Foundation, before returning to clinical practice at St. Luke’s Hospital. In a rather candid interview, Mrs. Clark presents some insider details leading to the merger of St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals in 1979, as well as reasons behind former Chief of Medicine Dr. Ted Van Itallie’s leaving St. Luke’s in 1975. She also contributes details of her own life and work in various charity organizations, particularly with the Women’s Auxiliary of St. Luke’s and their volunteers, how she met Bill Clark, what his family was comprised of prior to their marriage, and what their relationship dynamic was like.

Clark, Vivian Vreeland

Interview with Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

At the time of this interview, Dr. Xavier Pi-Sunyer was a Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and Co-Director of the Nutritional Obesity Research Center. Dr. Pi-Sunyer discusses his formative years in Spain, France, Mexico, and finally the US. He highlights his internship/residency at the former St. Luke’s Hospital; introduction to endocrinology at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, England, continued training in public health at Harvard University and his return to St. Luke’s, via Nigeria and Boston, where he became acquainted with Dr. Theodore Van Itallie. Dr. Van Itallie drew him back to New York to help establish the Endocrine Division and research laboratories for nutrition and metabolic research where the team carried out various grant-funded research projects. The most significant the discovery out of which is the hormone leptin. Dr. Pi-Sunyer also provides information on his own family, hobbies and interests, and comments on the mergers of St. Luke’s with Roosevelt Hospital and later the Continuum Health Partners.

Pi-Sunyer, F. Xavier

Interview with York Kuo Chynn, MD

At the time of active interviewing, Dr. Chynn was unable to join us for a live meeting, but with the aid of his son, Dr. Emil Chynn, he submitted answers to our questions in writing; these are his unedited replies. Note that Dr. Chynn's name appears in differently in different places. Archival materials have York Kuo Chynn on them, and it is known that York is the name he commonly used among friends. Professional papers have been published under K. York Chynn and Kuo York Chynn.

Chynn, York Kuo

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