Interview with Dr Julian Tudor Hart and Ms Mary Thomas, conducted by Dr Andy Ness, for the History of Twentieth Century Medicine Research Group, UCL, 14 June 2000. Transcribed by Mrs Jaqui Carter, and edited by Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Hugh Thomas.
Dr Julian Tudor Hart (b. 1927) was an epidemiologist working in the Epidemiology Research Unit in 1960, before moving to general practice in 1961 until 1988. See also Mullan F. (1995) Interview with Julian Tudor Hart, February 1995. Primary Care Oral History Project, 1995–98. Modern Manuscripts Collection, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA. Dr Tudor Hart’s practice records from 1965 to 1992 are held as GP/13 in the Wellcome Library, London (for confidentiality, access to these records is subject to embargo).
Ms Mary Thomas (Mrs Hart) (b. 1940) was a fieldworker at the Medical Research Council Pneumoconiosis Research Unit from 1960 to 1962, and later for the MRC Medical Epidemiology and Medical Care Unit.
The History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group is funded by the Wellcome Trust, which is a registered charity (no. 210183). The interview was funded by a Wellcome Trust grant (059533; 1999-2001; awarded to Professor George Davey-Smith, Dr A R Ness and Dr E M Tansey), and its publication by a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award entitled “Makers of modern biomedicine: testimonies and legacy” (2012-2017; awarded to Professor Tilli Tansey).
Citation: Ness A R (intvr); Tansey E M, Thomas H (eds) (2017) Tudor Hart, Julian & Thomas, Mary: transcript of an audio interview (14-Jun-2000). History of Modern Biomedicine Interviews (Digital Collection), item e2017053. London: Queen Mary University of London.
Note: Audio interviews are conducted following standard oral history methodology, and received ethical approval from UCL (2000) and QMUL (reference QMREC 0642). Related material has been deposited in the Wellcome Library.
© The Trustee of the Wellcome Trust, London, 2017.
Tudor Hart, Julian & Thomas, Mary: transcript of an audio interview (14-Jun-2000)