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Boonshoft School of Medicine Oral History Project


In this first interview with Dr. William D. Sawyer, Dean of the Wright State University School of Medicine, Dean Sawyer discusses his background prior to coming to Wright State University. In particular, Dr. Sawyer's medical education; his internship and residency; his military service and service at Johns Hopkins University are examined.

In further discussions, Dean Sawyer turns to his experiences in Thailand as a member of the Rockefeller Foundation developing the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at Bangkok University. Dean Sawyer discusses the development process and its impact on his own leadership style.


William D. Sawyer


James St. Peter

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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Oral Recording

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