DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008

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Michael E. DeBakey (b. Michel Dabaghi, Sept. 7, 1908, Lake Charles, LA–d. July 11, 2008, Houston, TX) was a famous cardiovascular surgeon. During World War II, DeBakey served in the U.S. Army and helped develop the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) units. He then joined the faculty of Baylor University College of Medicine, serving as faculty, president of college, and chancellor, and Chairman of the Department of Surgery. He was among the earlier surgeons to perform coronary artery bypass surgery and among the first to use an external heart pump. the Michael E. DeBakey Library and Museum at Baylor College of Medicine is named for him as is the DeBakey Medical Foundation.
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referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn DeBakey, Michael E., M.D. Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Storck, Ambrose Howell, 1903-1975. Papers, 1931-1953. New Orleans Public Library
referencedIn National Library of Medicine. Office of the Director. Deputy Director Records, 1936-1969 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
BIOLOGY IN HUMAN AFFAIRS: DR. MICHAEL DEBAKEY: THE FUTURE OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Biography -- DeBakey, Michael E. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn NEW YORK NEW YORK #422: GUESTS: LOIS KIRSCHENBAUM, OPERA; DR. MICHAEL DEBAKEY, SURGEON; EARTHA KITT, SINGER/ACTRESS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf United States. Regional Medical Programs Service. Regional Medical Programs Service collection, 1948-1993 (bulk 1966-1978; 1991-1993). National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Barney B. Clark papers, 1910-1984 J. Willard Marriott Library, University of UtahManuscripts Division
referencedIn Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation - Albert Lasker Awards Archives, 1944- History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf Army Medical Library (U.S.). Office of the Director. Army Medical Library (U.S.). Office of the Director. Deputy Director's correspondence, 1936-1969. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008. Michael DeBakey [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Larry W. Stephenson, 23 Nov 1986; 6 Apr 1992. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Ravdin, Isidore S. (Isidore Schwaner), 1894-. Papers, 1912-1972. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. Lasker Award Archives, 1944-87 (bulk 1962-1987). National Library of Medicine
referencedIn NEW YORK NEW YORK #416: GUESTS: RICHARD SUDHALTER, TRUMPETEER; DR. MICHAEL DEBAKEY, MORRIS/BIRENBAUM, ORGAN AND TRUMPET United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn LBJ Recording of Telephone Conversation, WH Series, Mary Lasker, 2:42P Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn The DeBakey VAD [Ventricular Assist Device] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn BIOLOGY IN HUMAN AFFAIRS: DR. MICHAEL DEBAKEY: THE FUTURE OF ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Hypertension: Dr. Eliot Corday, Past President of the American College of Cardiology/Dr. Nemat Borhani/Dr. Michael Debakey/Dr. Robert Tarazi/Dr. Ray Gifford/Dr. William Friedewald - 1985 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn INTERVIEW WITH DOCTOR MICHAEL DEBAKEY United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [Non‑Vietnam: March ‑ June 1967] Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Papers of the University of Minnesota Department of Surgery, 1927-1968 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
referencedIn Mavis P. Kelsey, M. D. Oral History Interview 1, OH_Kelsey_Mavis_20090511., May 11, 2009 Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
referencedIn William A. Altemeier Papers, 1949-1983 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn University of Minnesota. Dept. of Surgery. Papers of the University of Minnesota Department of Surgery, 1927-1968. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn 3/15/1966 Letter from the President for Dr. Michael DeBakey Recipient of The James F. Mitchell Foundation Medical Award Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn 4/10/1963 Telegram to be Read at Dinner Honoring Dr. Michael DeBakey, St. Jude's Man of the Year, Houston, Texas Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn PERSPECTIVE: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. MICHAEL DEBAKEY United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Seybold, William Dempsey, 1915-. Papers of William D. Seybold, M.D. : manuscript collection no. 4 in the Harris County Medical Archive, / 1940-1985. Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn PERSPECTIVE #295: CONVERSATION WITH DR. MICHAEL DEBAKEY United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn DR. MICHAEL DEBAKEY INTERVIEW BY RHETT TURNER United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Committee on Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke/Appointments (FG 645/A) Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn Regional Medical Programs Collection, 1948-1993 (bulk 1966-1978; 1991-1994) History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn 4/2/1966 Night Letter from the President for Dr. Michael DeBakey Testimonial Dinner, New York, New York Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
referencedIn AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NEWSPAPER EDITORS ON NEW FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE WITH DOCTORS MICHAEL DEBAKEY, DR. HARRISON BROWN AND DR A. WEINBERG United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Stead, Eugene A. Dr. Eugene A. Stead, Jr. interview 9/5/2000 [sound recording] : Greenville, N.C. / interviewed by Ruth Moskop. East Carolina University, Health Science Library, Laupus Library
referencedIn Personnel Files, 1941 - 1973 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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associatedWith Clark, Una Loy Clark person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Cooley, Denton A., 1920-.... person
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associatedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 person
associatedWith Kirschner, Martin, 1879-1942 person
associatedWith Leriche, René, 1879-1955. person
associatedWith Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection person
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Lake Charles LA US
Houston TX US
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Birth 1908-09-07

Death 2008-07-11

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