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Interview of Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, May 16, 2008

Pioneering cardiovascular surgeon; developed the mobile army surgical hospital (MASH) units and established the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Research System; Chairman of the Department of Surgery (1948-1993), President (1969-1979), Chancellor (1979-1996), and Chancellor Emeritus (1996-2008) at Baylor College of Medicine; recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal in 2008; deceased July 13, 2008.


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