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Wagner, Lindley H. (Lindley Heath), 1934-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: March 31, 1934-

Biographical Information

Dr. Lindley H. Wagner was head of the Lafayette Center for Medical Education at Purdue University and helped form the program. The cooperative effort with Indiana University School of Medicine began as a means of increasing the number of medical doctors trained in Indiana. It allows IU medical students in their first two years to take classes at Purdue and other sites around the state. He began practicing medicine in Lafayette in 1963, specializing in internal medicine.

Wagner was appointed the first Director of Lafayette Center for Medical Education (LCME) in 1972 and served in this capacity until April of 1998. During the pilot years of the program, students took their first year courses alongside other Purdue University students in existing graduate level courses.  In 1971, a specific medical school curriculum was established with courses restricted to medical student participation. The curriculum was expanded to include a second year in 1980.

Citation

MSO 1, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Wagner Collection of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 491
Scope and Contents This collection contains eight volumes of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers, containing an extensive and unique look into the stamps and first day covers of the early era of flight and space. They are primarily United States issued, but the collection also contains numerous international first day covers.  Binder one begins with a stamp, issued July 20, 1969 and includes a "memorandum for the vice president, as Chairman of the Space Council to be in charge of...