Bryant Boutwell, DrPH, former John P. McGovern, MD Professor of Oslerian Medicine, will share insights into his latest book, “I’m Dr. Red Duke,” which chronicles the history of James H. “Red” Duke, Jr., MD., at a special presentation and book signing event Dec. 11.
“I’m Dr. Red Duke” the biography of James H. “Red” Duke, Jr., M.D., by Bryant Boutwell, Dr.P.H. recently was published by Texas A&M University Press. Scoop sat down with Boutwell, former John P. McGovern, M.D. Professor of Oslerian Medicine, to find out more about putting to paper the story of the iconic and beloved Duke, who joined the medical school as a professor and trauma surgeon in 1972.
If you have worked at McGovern Medical School any length of time, you know Dr. Frank Moody. A highly respected senior faculty member in the Department of Surgery and its chairman emeritus, Moody joined the school’s faculty in 1982. But unless you have read his memoir, Frank Reflections of an Academic Surgeon, you probably do not know his story.