Lois DeBakey, a professor of scientific communication at Baylor College of Medicine, who, along with her sister Selma DeBakey built a career training doctors to speak and write in plain language, speaks directly to the camera and viewer in this video. She explains her thinking, instructs the viewer, and providers numerous examples of poor writing habits in the medical profession, and how to improve those habits. Lois and Selma also were both well-known for their work in support of their brother Dr. Michael Debakey, a renowned heart surgeon.
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Lois E. DeBakey; Source: Item; Research date: 20170414
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