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COLLECTION Identifier: H MS c312

Nancy J. Tarbell papers

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1984-2008 (inclusive).

Creator

Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. 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 consult Public Services for further information concerning retrieval of material.

Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.

Extent

0.75 cubic feet ( (1 records center carton).)
4 cubic feet ((Unprocessed papers in 4 records center cartons).)

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.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

  1. 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.

Title
Tarbell, Nancy J. Papers, 1984-2008 (inclusive): Finding Aid.
Author
Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
Language of description
und
Sponsor
Processing of the Nancy J. Tarbell papers was funded by the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine's Lloyd E. Hawes Fund for Radiology.
EAD ID
med00181

Repository Details

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

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