Arlin B. Cooper, M.D.


H.D. Garrett, M.D.


El Paso Medical Community

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Longtime El Paso psychiatrist; born November 9, 1990, Ben Wheeler, Texas; 1930 graduate of East Teacher's College; 1936 graduate of University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; interned in Pnama; served in U.S. Army; married, 1941; consultant in neuropsychiatry for Veteran's Administration in west Texas and New Mexico.

Summary of Interview

Part of Health Care on the Border Project; biographical data; medical school; father's friendship with H.L. Hunt, founder of Hunt Oil Co; experience in U.S. Army; trip with J. Frank Dobie to Yaqui area of Mexico; friendship with Carl Hertzog; lack of ethics training in current medical schools.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour and 15 minutes

Tape Number

No. 819

Interview Number

No. 819

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