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R. Philip Eaton papers

 Collection — Container: CN 157
Identifier: HHC 38

Scope and Contents

These papers date 1921-1988, bulk 1982-1988. They include Dr. Eaton's CV, newspaper clippings about the New Mexico insulin pump, articles, and four issues of the Journal de Pharmacie de Belgique.


  • 1923-1988
  • Majority of material found in 1982-1988

Conditions Governing Use

These papers are open to researchers. Standard copyright laws apply. No rights to published materials. User is responsible for all copyright compliance. Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. R. Philip Eaton is an Emeritus Executive Vice President for Health Sciences at the University of New Mexico. He worked in the School of Medicine's Internal Medicine Department. He helped develop one of the first implantable insulin pumps, which allowed people with diabetes to maintain better glycemic control.


1 Box

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Custodial History

Possibly donated by Dr. Eaton.

Related Materials

New Mexico Insulin Pump photogaph collection, PH 226.
Guide to the R. Philip Eaton papers
HSLIC Staff, Front Matter by Abbie Weiser
October 31, 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center Repository

MSC 09 5100
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque New Mexico 87131 United States