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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Dr. Frank Hodges first came to Huntington in 1919 as a resident physician at the Chesapeake and Ohio Hospital. He discusses: that hospital and other hospitals in the area, very brief information on typhoid fever; other physicians he knew; a brief section unusual diseases (black widow bites and "rabbit fever" [tularemia]), which he published articles about; health care advances; why he came to West Virginia and the health care situation in West Virginia; his opinion of modern health care; information about the field of pathology; his current practice and occupation; a small section on his opinion of government health organization such as the FDA; and humorous anecdotes.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-215.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-215, Huntington, WV.