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Title: 

Henry Murfree Carney

Subject: 

Surgery, Vanderbilt Alumni, Military Medicine

Description: 

Henry M. Carney received the M.D. from Vanderbilt in 1933. He served his surgical residency at Vanderbilt, working with Dr. Barney Brooks and Dr. Alfred Blalock. When the United States entered World War II, Dr. Carney joined the Vanderbilt unit, the 300th General Hospital of the U.S. Medical Army Corps. Major Carney served as a surgeon with this unit, which was headquartered in Naples, Italy. While in Italy he became fluent in Italian and at the end of the war escorted several movie stars who came overseas to entertain the troops.

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Creator: 

Anonymous

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

Rights: 

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Type: 

Still Image

Original Format: 

Photographic print   

Physical Dimensions: 

5 in. x 7 in.   

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Citation: 

Anonymous, “Henry Murfree Carney,” VUMC Through Time, accessed October 1, 2020, https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1982.


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