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Catalog Number OHC00095
Collection Ron Adamson Oral History
Title Ron Adamson Oral History
Scope & Content Retired Lieutenant Colonel Ron Adamson was the 6th program director of IPAP. During the Vietnam War he signed on to be in the Navy Reserve for the "Two by Six" program. He was assigned to be a Navy Hospital Corpsman. While on his two year active duty term, he was introduced to the Physician Assistant profession. He is an alumni of the Emory PA program. His wife and he then joined the Air Force in his 40s.

He talks about how he became a PA, how he rejoined the military through the Air Force, how he became an instructor for IPAP in its initial program, how he and his wife joined the Public Health service, and his later involvement in IPAP.
Recording and Transcript Audio recording of the interview
Transcript not available.
Object Name Oral History
Interview date 2014-08-25
Interview place Telephone
Interview Restrictions No Restrictions
Interviewer Randolph Scott Harrison
Length of Interview 38.59
Subjects Ron Adamson
Navy
Air Force
Public Health Service
Military PAs
Interservice Physician Assistant Program
IPAP
Veterans