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Catalog Number OHC00093
Collection John Chitwood Oral History
Title John Chitwood Oral History
Scope & Content Retired Captain John Chitwood was the fifth director of IPAP. His grandfather and parents were pharmacists, so he grew up in the medical care field. He joined the Army National Guard to get scholarships to go to pharmacy school, but become interested in the PA field while working as a medic.

He talks about how he got into the PA profession, his early years as a PA, his involvement with IPAP, and the obstacles they had to overcome.
Recording and Transcript Audio recording of the interview
Transcript not available.
Object Name Oral History
Interview date 2014-07-17
Interview place Telephone
Interview Restrictions No Restrictions
Interviewer Randolph Scott Harrison
Length of Interview 30.47
Subjects John Chitwood
IPAP
Military PAs
Interservice Physician Assistant Program
Veterans