Education

M.L.S., Library and Information Science, State University of New York, Albany

B.A., Anthropology, State University of New York, Potsdam

Professional Focuses

The history of medicine, cancer and cancer treatments, controversies in medical and psychiatric treatment, and the evolution of American popular culture.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Heffernan, Margot. The Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986 and the National Practitioner Data Bank: the controversy over practitioner privacy versus public accessBulletin of the Medical Library Association. 84 (2), April 1996.
  • Nori, D., Merimsky, O., Osian, A., Heffernan, M., Cortes, E., Turner, J. Palladium-103:
  • A new radioactive source in the treatment of unresectable carcinoma of the pancreas: A phase I-II study. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 61:300-305, 1996.

Book Chapter

  • Nori, D., Parikh, S., Sundararaman, S., Heffernan, M. Brachytherapy in the treatment of pancreas and bile duct cancer.Principles and Practice of Brachytherapy Using Afterloading Systems. London: Arnold Publishers, 2001.

Abstracts

  • Nori, D., Heinrich, G., Heffernan, M.  Developing a research program in a teaching community hospital. The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. The First Research Seminar, June 9, 1995.
  • Nori, D., Merimsky, O., Osian, A., Ross, R., Heffernan, M., Cortes, E., Chassin, J. Palladium-103: A new radioactive source for intraoperative brachytherapy for cancer of the pancreas. A phase I-II study. The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens. The First Research Seminar, June 9, 1995

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