A.L. Bennett Interview and Transcript

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Arthur Lawrence Bennett was born June 25, 1905, in Oconto, Wisconsin. Bennett earned a doctorate in physiology from the University of Chicago in 1933, and a medical degree from Rush Medical School in Chicago in 1937. In 1934, he came to the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, where he served on the faculty for thirty-eight years until his retirement in 1972, when he was appointed Professor Emeritus, Department of Physiology and Biophysics. His various appointments during his career included positions in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology and the School of Nursing. In October 1995, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) honored Dr. Bennett's long career by naming the South Laboratory Building (or South Hall), where he spent the majority of his career at UNMC, in his honor.

The interview discusses Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in the early twentieth century.

Subject(s): Physiology
Pharmacology
Bennett, Arthur Lawrence