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UH - Houston History Project. Vallbona, Carlos - Vallbona transcript, 1 of 2. July 21, 2006. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 2, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/127/show/125.

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Title Vallbona, Carlos
Creator (LCNAF)
  • UH - Houston History Project
Interviewer (LCNAF)
  • Valdez, Ernesto
Date July 21, 2006
Description This interview was conducted in the office of Dr. Vallbona, 3701 Kirby, Houston, Texas, on July 29, 2006. Dr. Vallbona’s medical services were performed in the Astrodome-Reliant Center, where he examined recent evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. He enumerates the various medical services available on site and the procedures used in order to expedite those services. The interview was conducted by Ernesto Valdés, Center for Public History, University of Houston where the tape is deposited in M.D. Anderson Library on the main campus of the university.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Disaster response and recovery
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Vallbona, Carlos, 1927-
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
  • application/pdf
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 9, HHA 00540
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see the UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the "About" page of this website.
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  • University of Houston
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Title Vallbona transcript, 1 of 2
Date July 21, 2006
Original Collection Oral Histories – Houston History Project http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see the UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the "About" page of this website.
File name hhaoh_201207_171b.pdf
Transcript HHA# 00540 Interviewee: Vallbona, Carlos Interview: July 21, 2006 University of Houston Houston History Archives Table of Contents Introduction 1 Response to Hurricane Katrina Evacuees 3 Equipment, Staff, and Volunteers 6 Medical Challenges 8 Professional and Personal Time Adjustments 8 Personal Reactions 10 Professional and Civil Volunteers 10 Prevalent Evacuee Medical Conditions 12 Daily Routines and Expectations 13 Substructures 15HHA# 00540 Interviewee: Vallbona, Carlos Interview: July 21, 2006 University of Houston Houston History Archives Index Abbot Laboratories 5 American Red Cross 10, 11 Astrodome 4, 5, 10, 17 Baylor College of Medicine 2, 4, 5, 8 Ben Taub County Hospital 5, 6, 8, 9 - Medicine - Surgery - Pediatrics - Radiology - Otolaryngology Blanco, Gov. Kathleen B. 3 Community Health Centers 4, 9, 15 Eckels, County Judge Bill 3, 16 Gavagan, Dr. Thomas 4, 5, 7, 11, 14 Harris County Health Programs 3, 4 Harris County Hospital District 3-5, 7, 12, 16 “Katrina Clinic” 4, 7, 9, 10 Lopez, David 7, 12 Louisville School of Medicine 2 Massi, George 4, 5 Mattox, Dr. Kenneth 3 Palacio, Dr. Herminia 3, 12 Perry, Gov. Rick 3 Physicians, retired 9 Prevalent illnesses among evacuees 8, 13 Reliant Center (Arena) 4-6, 11, 13 Reyes, Alicia 4 Security 16 Siemens 5 Social workers 10 Spain 1, 2 Tindal, Mr. D. (Chief Information Officer) 16 Tropical Storm Allison 2 Volunteers 10HHA# 00540 Interviewee: Vallbona, Carlos Interview: July 21, 2006 University of Houston Houston History Archives HOUSTON’S RESPONSE TO THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANES KATRINA AND RITA AN INTERVIEW WITH Dr. Carlos Vallbona This interview was conducted in the office of Dr. Vallbona, 3701 Kirby, Houston, Texas, on July 29, 2006. Dr. Vallbona’s medical services were performed in the Astrodome-Reliant Center, where he examined recent evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. He enumerates the various medical services available on site and the procedures used in order to expedite those services. The interview was conducted by Ernesto Valdés, Center for Public History, University of Houston where the tape is deposited in M.D. Anderson Library on the main campus of the university.