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Indiana Medicine, 1993


Interviewee
Paynter, William January 13, 1993 

Call Number
93-002

Physical Description

35 pages; 2 tapes, 109 minutes; index

Interviewer
Berry, Chad; Ettinger, Patrick

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Dr. William Paynter, born on January 31, 1926, recalls his childhood during the Great Depression, his family, which included several doctors, and his medical education at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He also speaks of World War II and the GI Bill's contribution to the financing of his medical education. In addition, Dr. Paynter speaks of patient care, his general practice in Pekin, Indiana, and his later specialization in psychiatry and administration of several innovative community mental health centers in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Indiana University School of Medicine
    • Indianapolis Wishard Hospital
    • United States Air Force
    • Family Names
    • Paynter
    • Occupation Names
    • physician
    • psychiatrist
    • Personal Names
    • Sanford, Thomas
    • Place Names
    • Pekin, Indiana
    • Salem, Indiana
    • Subjects
    • 1944 GI Bill
    • general practice
    • Great Depression
    • medical changes
    • medical costs
    • medical education
    • outdoor obstetrics
    • psychiatry
    • World War II