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Kanellos D. Charalampous, MD papers
- 1968-1981 (Creation)
8.5 cubic feet (17 boxes)
Name of creator
Dr. Kanellos Charalampous was born in Greece in 1931. He attended Texas Christian University and majored in biology and chemistry. Later, he was accepted into Baylor College of Medicine. He began his rotating internship at Houston City Hospital and began his residency at Baylor. In his post-graduate career, he worked in the development and research of psychopharmacology. [Citation: Biographies, and 2015 December 24. KANELLOS CHARALAMPOUS: CONFRONTING THE ZEITGEIST by Barry Blackwell and Kanellos Charalampous (2015): 1-27. International Network for the History of Neuropsychopharmacology. 24 Dec. 2015. Web.]
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Kanellos D. Charalampous, MD papers contains reel-to-reel audiotapes of lectures for a course in social and community psychiatry with presentations by Titus Harris, Jack Ewalt, John Spiegal, Harry Brickman, Samuel Braun, Betty Caldwell, Eli Bower, David Sanders, Phyllis Rolfe Silverman, and other pioneers in psychiatry. There is also a reel of participant discussions. The collection consists of 17 boxes equaling 8.5 cubic feet of labelled tapes.
These audiotapes record lectures given in Houston, Texas as part of the course in Social and Community Psychiatry that was headed by Gerald Kaplan of Harvard University in association with Baylor College of Medicine, Moody Bettis as local contact. The audiotapes comprise 3 1/2 years worth of lectures, given around the United States at different gathering points. Harvard University acquired a grant to support these lectures, which took place between 1968 and 1972. Each lecture series comprised two weeks of instruction. many of the lectures were pioneers in psychiatry. Titus Harris and Jack Ewalt are among the notable speakers. Some lectures, for instance Charles Jones, CEO of Exxon, spoke on executive and management issues.
Subjects: Psychiatry. University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston.
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No restrictions to access.
Materials are in good condition.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Dr. Kanellos D. Charalampous donated his materials to the archive in 2004.
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- Citation: Kanellos D. Charalampous, MD papers; MS 109; John P. McGovern Historical Collections and Research Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library. Please cite the box and folder numbers where appropriate.
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- Harris, Titus (Subject)
- Ewalt, Jack (Subject)
- Spiegal, John (Subject)
- Brickman, Harry (Subject)
- Braun, Samuel (Subject)
- Caldwell, Betty (Subject)
- Bower, Eli (Subject)
- Sanders, David (Subject)
- Silverman, Phyllis Rolfe (Subject)
- University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Subject)
- Charalampous, Kanellos D. (Subject)