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University of Houston. Smith, Latisha - Smith audio, 1of 1. April 1, 2009. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 24, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1376/show/1374.

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Title Smith, Latisha
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Kerr-Heraly, Lauran A., interviewer
Contributor (Local)
  • University of Houston, project
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Date April 1, 2009
Description This is an oral history interview with Latisha Smith conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Dr. Latisha Smith was born in Detroit, MI, attended Michigan State for undergrad then Hahnemann University in Philadelphia for medical school. She returned to Michigan for her residency and training where she specialized in internal medicine. Dr. Smith discusses her influences in going into the medical field. She focused her early career on public health service, moving to different communities in need throughout the United States. She moved to Houston in 1997, where she was hired by the University of Texas Medical School as an assistant professor and working with patients in the hyperbaric chamber. Dr. Smith also talks about her experiences as an African American physician, obstacles that she had to overcome, and positive changes for African Americans in the field of medicine.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • African Americans--Study and teaching
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Smith, Latisha
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Sound
  • Text
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
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 UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the UH Digital Library About page.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Smith audio, 1of 1
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Audiotape Box 43, HHA00753; ID 2006-005, CD/DVD Box 7, HHA 00753
File Name hhaoh_201403_011_001.mp3
Access File Run Time 0:55:28