Previous Winners

McLendon-Thomas Award in the History of Medicine Recipients

2012 Award

 

Sarah Frush and Christopher Jensen, MD students in the UNC School of Medicine, are co-recipients of the fifth annual McLendon-Thomas Award.
0000 Sarah's winning essay is entitled "Harmel's Happenstance: the First Blalock-Taussig Shunt and the Beginnings of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery"
0000 Chris's winning essay is entitled "'And Polio Was a Nightmare': Polio, UNC-Chapel Hill, and the North Carolina Memorial Hospital"
0000 Sarah and Chris have been invited to present their winning essays at a future meeting of the Bullitt Club.
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0000 "Jensen, Frush win 2012 McLendon-Thomas History of Medicine Essay Awards" (SoM Vital Signs article)
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2011 Award
0000 No award presented for 2011.
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2010 Award

 

Chailee Mann-Stadt, MD student in the UNC School of Medicine, was the recipient of the third annual McLendon-Thomas Award.
0000 Chailee's winning essay, "Drs. Dewey and Milligan: Early Women in American Medicine," was presented January 13, 2011, at the noon meeting of the Bullitt Club, and is available online.
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2009 Award

 

Chris Dibble, MD/PhD student in the UNC School of Medicine, was the recipient of the second annual McLendon-Thomas Award.

 

Chris' winning essay, "The Dead Ringers: Medicine, Poe, and the Fear of Premature Burial," was presented at the December 10, 2009, meeting of the Bullitt Club, and is available online.
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2008 Award

 

Chris Dibble, MD/PhD student in the UNC School of Medicine, was the first recipient of the McLendon-Thomas Award.

 

Chris' winning essay, "Edward Livingston Trudeau: The First American Physician-Scientist and the Fight Against Tuberculosis," was presented at the November 17, 2008, meeting of the Bullitt Club, and is available online.
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Last updated 21 November 2012