Mayo ’72 Annual Report Celebrates People #throwbackthursdays

The Mayo ’72 annual report was unique from previous reports. Instead of emphasizing Mayo’s responsibilities as a major national medical resource, changing needs in medical and health care, and Mayo's programs of response to those needs, the 1972 report focused on the people of Mayo Clinic.

Enjoy the photos below, and let us know if you see anyone you know!

Karen Kobleska, virology laboratory technician, is one of some 700 technical personnel employed in Mayo’s laboratories for diagnostic studies and medical research.
Karen Kobleska, virology laboratory technician, is one of some 700 technical personnel employed in Mayo’s laboratories for diagnostic studies and medical research.
Vicki Kuhlman, desk attendant in the Department of Internal Medicine, makes arrangements for the patient, physician, and medical history to come together at the scheduled time.
Vicki Kuhlman, desk attendant in the Department of Internal Medicine, makes arrangements for the patient, physician, and medical history to come together at the scheduled time.
Left to right are Atherton Bean, Chairman, Board of Trustees, and Emmerson Ward, M.D., Chairman, Board of Governors
Left to right are Atherton Bean, Chairman, Board of Trustees, and Emmerson Ward, M.D., Chairman, Board of Governors
Penelope Johnson and Herbert Gladen are members of the first-year class of 40 students who entered the new Mayo Medical School in September, 1972.
Penelope Johnson and Herbert Gladen are members of the first-year class of 40 students who entered the new Mayo Medical School in September, 1972.
Malcolm Mellin, head of Facilities Engineering, works with Mayo staff members, architects and contractors to provide new facilities such as the Conrad N. Hilton Building and the Guggenheim Building, now under construction.
Malcolm Mellin, head of Facilities Engineering, works with Mayo staff members, architects and contractors to provide new facilities such as the Conrad N. Hilton Building and the Guggenheim Building, now under construction.
Sanford Nerby, Data Processing, is involved in planning the use of computers in a management information system and in the processing of patient care information.
Sanford Nerby, Data Processing, is involved in planning the use of computers in a management information system and in the processing of patient care information.
Glenn Wading and 140 other custodial personnel make an important “after hours” contribution to patient care by keeping Mayo facilities immaculate.
Glenn Wading and 140 other custodial personnel make an important “after hours” contribution to patient care by keeping Mayo facilities immaculate.
Dr. David F. Powell, fourth-year resident in diagnostic roentgenology, is one of some 700 young physicians and medical scientists taking advanced training in the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, which conducts one of the nation’s largest residency programs.
Dr. David F. Powell, fourth-year resident in diagnostic roentgenology, is one of some 700 young physicians and medical scientists taking advanced training in the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, which conducts one of the nation’s largest residency programs.
John Ostrander, meeting with supervisors in the Department of Dentistry, is one of a group of administrative assistants who help free Mayo physicians from administrative tasks, thereby making more time available for use of their professional skills.
John Ostrander, meeting with supervisors in the Department of Dentistry, is one of a group of administrative assistants who help free Mayo physicians from administrative tasks, thereby making more time available for use of their professional skills.
William Nietz, Communications Service, coordinates arrangements for postgraduate courses that bring more than 2,000 physicians and dentists to Mayo Clinic each year.
William Nietz, Communications Service, coordinates arrangements for postgraduate courses that bring more than 2,000 physicians and dentists to Mayo Clinic each year.
Mary Gravenish is employed in an area where the medical records of some 3,000,000 Mayo patients are filed. The record follows the patient throughout their stay at Mayo Clinic and must be quickly available to the physicians responsible for their care.
Mary Gravenish is employed in an area where the medical records of some 3,000,000 Mayo patients are filed. The record follows the patient throughout their stay at Mayo Clinic and must be quickly available to the physicians responsible for their care.
Dr. Jenifer Jowsey, orthopedic research director, is known for her studies in the field of bone disease. Mayo’s commitment to medical research is increasing in terms of personnel, facilities, and funding.
Dr. Jenifer Jowsey, orthopedic research director, is known for her studies in the field of bone disease. Mayo’s commitment to medical research is increasing in terms of personnel, facilities, and funding.

 

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Kelley Schreiber

Kelley Schreiber is a Marketing Channel Manager at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She is the principle editor and writer of Insights and leads social media and direct marketing strategy. Kelley has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2013. Outside of work, you can find Kelley running, traveling, playing with her new kitten, and exploring new foods.