Paul Young

Degree and Year: 
BA 1963
Professional Title: 
Professor of Pediatrics
Employer: 
University of Utah

Professional Background: 
I am an academic general pediatrician involved in teaching, research and clinical care.

How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?: 
The Duke PhD positively influenced the various committees that considered me for professorial and administrative posts. English studies in general developed a liberal habit of mind and an ease of written and oral communication that served me well in positions requiring wide sympathies and effective communication skills.