Skip to content Skip to navigation

Farquhar, John W. (Jack)

John Farquhar Photo

John Farquhar

 

Courtesy of John Farquhar
Department: 
Medicine and Health Research and Policy
Oral History Project: 
Faculty
Interviewer: 
Berra, Kathy
Interview Year: 
2014
Oral History Type: 
Audio
Transcript

In this oral history, Dr. Farquhar discusses his early life and education, how WWII impacted his life, and how his interest in science, world events and educational opportunities shaped the choices he made. He recalls his experience mentoring many leaders in the field of heart disease prevention and shares his observations on the growth of the Stanford School of Medicine. He also discusses the research and funding of heart disease prevention within the competitive research environment at Stanford.