Interview with William Barton Youmans Public Deposited

In this interview, William B. Youmans, Ph.D., M.D., talks about his education and how he decided to pursue a career in physiology and get a medical degree at the University of Oregon Medical School. He looks back on his long career and discusses his discovery of phenylephrine in the treatment of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.


Transcript of oral history interview with William Barton Youmans, Ph.D., M.D., conducted on July 18, 1998 by Joan Ash


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  • https://doi.org/10.6083/M4RN36KF
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  • 7/18/1998 0:00
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