Barbara K. Dent
El Paso Medical Community
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Daughter of Gary Leigh, M.D., El Paso obstetrician and pediatrician.
Summary of Interview
Part of Health Care on the Border Project; childhood memories of accompanying father on hospital rounds and his office in Roberts-Banner Bldg; describes father's practice, his "no appointment" system and payment by Mexican patients in silver during WW II; parents' membership in El Paso County Medical Society; Medical Society acquisition of S.T. Turner home; father's work at the Baby Sanitarium in Cloudcroft, NM, and St. Anne'S Clinic; discusses growing up in Manhattan Heights.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Interview with Barbara Leigh Rees by Barbara K. Dent, 1993, "Interview no. 830," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.