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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 Hassan Khouli, MD by Norma M.T. Braun, MD

Dr. Hassan Khouli is the Chief of the Critical Care Section at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s (now Mount Sinai Morningside) and Mount Sinai West, a Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and the Director for Center for Advanced Medical Simulation at Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. In this interview, he discusses his childhood in Syria, and immigration to the U.S. circa 1998 to continue to study medicine and develop his skills through several fellowships, which eventually brought him to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. He discusses the various stages of study and the development of his interest in critical care and simulation medicine, as well as working at St. Luke’s, and more personal topics such as his family and hobbies.

Khouli, Hassan

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 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 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