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Kay Ellen Burdette Frank

Dr. Frank graduated from Bethany College in West Virginia before starting at Jefferson Medical College in 1965. Dr. Frank completed her residency in Ophthalmology in Cleveland and then spent nineteen years on the staff at Case Western Reserve University. From there she went to Kaiser, where she worked for eighteen years before retiring and moving to West Virginia.

Linda Lane Izquierdo

Dr. Izquierdo attended the College of William and Mary for her undergraduate degree and received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1969. She continued her training in Radiology at Temple University and Case Western Reserve University. In the 1970s Dr. Izquierdo moved to California, where she still lives and works.

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Jefferson Medical College, alumni, women, oral histories, radiology, ophthalmology, medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Kaiser, Temple University


History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oral History


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Oral history was edited by Kelsey Duinkerken, February 2015


Interview was conducted by Kelsey Duinkerken with Dr. Ellen Frank and Dr. Linda Izquierdo on October 24, 2014

Kay Ellen Burdette Frank and Linda Lane Izquierdo