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Oral history interview with Robert Landolt, 2008 July 14

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TitleOral history interview with Robert Landolt, 2008 July 14
IntervieweeLandolt, Robert R.
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0809002(Landolt)
Date RecordedJuly 14, 2008
Abstract of InterviewRobert Landolt talks about early years, education and career path prior to appointment at Purdue in 1964 in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science. Later the school of Health Science was established in 1979 with emphasis on environmental and occupational safety and health. It had emerged from existing programs in the bionucleonics department. He had done work at a government lab in radioactive physics. He talks about courses taught, student interaction and research areas. In 1992 the School of Health Sciences and Indiana Universitys School of Medicine started the Medical Physics Program. Landolt was one of the programs coordinators. Medical physicists use physics concepts to diagnosis and treat disease, primarily cancer. He talks about growth of the school, enrollment, diversity, and placement of graduates.
SubjectsLandolt, Robert R.--Interviews
Purdue University--Faculty
Genre (AAT)interviews
oral history (document genres)
sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration1 hr., 21 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6g73crs
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