Rebecca W. Rimel
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Abstract of Interview
Rebecca Rimel begins this brief interview with a discussion of the circumstances that led to the formation by The Pew Charitable Trusts of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. She discusses the roles of the Board and the Advisory Committee in determining the mission and aims of the Program, then turns her attention to evolutionary changes that have taken place in the Program over the course of its first five years. After describing the activities and expectations of the Pew Scholars, the interview concludes with Pew's plans for Scholars Programs in areas other than the biomedical sciences.
|1973||University of Virginia||BS||Nursing|
|1977||University of Virginia||Certification||Emergency Nurse Practitioner Program|
|1983||University of Virginia||MBA|
|1983||University of Pennsylvania||PhD||City and Regional Planning|
University of Virginia Hospital
The Pew Charitable Trusts
Kellogg National Fellow
National Scholastic Honor, Beta Gamma Sigma
Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award, University of Virginia
National Academies of Practice
American Academy of Nursing
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About the Interviewer
Arnold Thackray founded the Chemical Heritage Foundation and served the organization as president for 25 years. He is currently CHF’s chancellor. Thackray received MA and PhD degrees in history of science from Cambridge University. He has held appointments at Cambridge, Oxford University, and Harvard University, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
In 1983 Thackray received the Dexter Award from the American Chemical Society for outstanding contributions to the history of chemistry. He served for more than a quarter century on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was the founding chairman of the Department of History and Sociology of Science and is currently the Joseph Priestley Professor Emeritus.