Samuel Kolmen interview (4) conducted on January 24, 1984 about the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University


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Boonshoft School of Medicine Oral History Project


In this fourth and final interview with Dr. Samuel Kolmen, first Chairer [sic] of the School of Medicine's Department of Physiology, Dr. Kolmen outlines and discusses the organization and development of the Biomedical Ph.D. Program at Wright State University, a program he helped to initiate and develop. Dr. Kolmen discusses the following aspects/features of the Biomedical Ph.D. Program: factors considered in developing the Program; premises of the Program; individuals who contributed to the development of the Program; the budgeting and presentation of the program prospectus to the Regents Advisory Graduate Committee (RAGC) in Columbus; the development of supplemental features of the Program and the impact of the Program on accreditation, faculty development, and School of Medicine research efforts.

Dr. Kolmen goes on to describe the major features of the program and its possibly serving as a model for similar Ph.D. programs at Wright State University.


Samuel Kolmen


James St. Peter

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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Oral Recording

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