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H MS c312

Tarbell, Nancy J. Papers, 1984-2008 (inclusive): Finding Aid.

Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)

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Processing of the Nancy J. Tarbell papers was funded by the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine's Lloyd E. Hawes Fund for Radiology.

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: H MS c312
Repository: Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Creator: Tarbell, Nancy J.
Title: Nancy J. Tarbell papers,
Date(s): 1984-2008 (inclusive).
Quantity: .75 cubic feet ( (1 records center carton).)
Language of materials: Records are in English.
Abstract: Nancy J. Tarbell (born 1951) is Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Tarbell's professional work has focused on pediatric radiation oncology, specifically pediatric brain tumors. The papers reflect her work at Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, including her work on a study of Ewing's sarcoma in minors.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

  • Accession number 2009-029. Nancy J. Tarbell. 2009 February 27.
  • Processing Information:

    Processed by Hanna Clutterbuck, 2012 August.
    Processing staff in the Center for the History of Medicine refoldered and reboxed the records and created a finding aid to enhance access.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    Access requires advance notice. Records containing patient information are restricted for 80 years. The end of the restriction period is noted with each folder. The Papers are stored offsite. Researchers are advised to contact Public Services staff for more information regarding retrieval of material. Consult Public Services for further information.
    The Papers are stored offsite. Researchers are advised to contact Public Services for more information concerning retrieval of material.

    Conditions Governing Use:

    The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all the materials in the collection. Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to Public Services. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from Public Services are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright.

    Preferred Citation:

    Nancy J. Tarbell papers, 1984-2008 (inclusive). H MS c312. Harvard Medical Library, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, Mass.

    Biographical Notes

    Nancy J. Tarbell (born 1951), B.A., University of Rhode Island, 1973; M.D., State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, is Dean for Academic and Clinical Affairs and C.C. Wang Professor of Radiation Oncology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Tarbell has held positions at Massachusetts General Hospital (Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology Unit, Department of Radiation Oncology; Director, Center for Faculty Development; Director, Office for Women's Careers; and Professor of Radiation Oncology) and Children's Hospital (Chief of the Division of Radiation Therapy), both in Boston. Tarbell's research focuses on pediatric oncology, specifically, pediatric brain tumors.
    Nancy Jane Tarbell was born in 1951 in Hudson, Massachusetts to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stone Tarbell. Tarbell was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences in 2002, and in 2011 she received the Society for Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine's Award of Excellence. She has authored numerous articles on proton radiotherapy for pediatric tumors.

    Scope and Content

    The Nancy J. Tarbell papers, 1984-2008 (inclusive), consist of records generated as a product of Nancy J. Tarbell's work and research in pediatric oncology at Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. The records include correspondence, patient records, study protocols, and publications. The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder title.
    Materials entirely in English.

    Container List

    Additional Index Terms

    Cancer--Research.
    Pediatric oncology.
    Radiotherapy.
    Tumors in children.
    Ewing's sarcoma.
    Women in medicine.
    Radiation Oncology
    Neoplasms, Radiotherapy
    Neoplasms
    Minors
    Sarcoma, Ewing
    Color slides.
    Tarbell, Nancy J.
    Harvard Medical School--Administration.
    Brigham and Women's Hospital.
    Children's Hospital, Boston (Boston, Mass.).
    Massachusetts General Hospital.

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