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Arthur E. Lyons MD ('55)

When informed that one of his surgical residents had committed suicide, Brooks who arrogance and discipline knew no bounds remarked: "Better now than later." Not many mourned at his passing.

2012-06-01 14:04:10

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Barney Brooks

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Surgery

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Dr. Brooks was chairman of the Department of Surgery from 1925-1962. Browse related items

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Anonymous

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Ernest Goodpasture Papers, EBL Special Collections

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

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Photographic print   

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3.6 in. x 2.8 in.   

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Anonymous, “Barney Brooks,” VUMC Through Time, accessed December 18, 2017, https://www.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/throughtime/items/show/3344.


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