Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Kiran Belani M.D.

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Titles Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Kiran Belani M.D.
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Kiran Belani, M.D., is a pediatrician practicing in Minneapolis who has treated many of the state's children living with HIV and AIDS, including Nicholas Hawkins, the son of Cindy Hawkins, whose narration is part of this oral history project. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Belani talks about the emergence of HIV as a disease among her young patients, and about her efforts to make their lives as normal as possible. She addresses her Hindu faith and its role in her response to the death of children. She also discusses her concerns for surviving parents of children with AIDS and for orphaned children of parents with AIDS.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
9 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:23:52 running time
Creation Interviewee: Belani, Dr. Kiran M.D.
Interviewer: Benson, Jennifer
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/04/1995
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 50 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.17.20 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'


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