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Ellen S. Vitetta

Brief Bio

Ellen S. Vitetta is Professor of Immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers. She is also the Scheryle Simmons Patigian Distinguished Chair in Cancer Immunobiology and Director of the Cancer Immunobiology Center at UT Southwestern. Dr. Vitetta was President of The American Association of Immunologists from 1993 to 1994 and served as an AAI Council member from 1988 to 1993. She was awarded the AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2002 and the AAI Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.

Oral History – Full Interview

Interview Date: Monday, April 15, 2013
Location: Dallas, TX

Note: At Dr. Vitetta's request an approved image is used for her oral history. The original video is available at the AAI archive in Bethesda, MD.

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Oral History – Transcript

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AAI Service History

Joined: 1974
President: 1993–1994
Vice President: 1992–1993
Councillor: 1988–1992

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1975–1978
Section Editor: 1978–1982 (Immunochemistry)

Program Committee, 1980–1982, 1987–1988
Committee on the Status of Women, 1995–1997 (ad hoc member)
Nominating Committee, 1998–1999


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