H.D. Garrett, M.D.
El Paso Medical Community
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Longtime El Paso psychiatrist; born November 9, 1990, Ben Wheeler, Texas; 1930 graduate of East Teacher's College; 1936 graduate of University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; interned in Pnama; served in U.S. Army; married, 1941; consultant in neuropsychiatry for Veteran's Administration in west Texas and New Mexico.
Summary of Interview
Part of Health Care on the Border Project; biographical data; medical school; father's friendship with H.L. Hunt, founder of Hunt Oil Co; experience in U.S. Army; trip with J. Frank Dobie to Yaqui area of Mexico; friendship with Carl Hertzog; lack of ethics training in current medical schools.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour and 15 minutes
Interview with Arlin B. Cooper, M.D. by H.D. Garrett, M.D., 1991, "Interview no. 819," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.