Dr. Thomas J. Scully Oral History Project

Great Basin History of Medicine Program

Dr. Thomas Scully

Dr. Thomas Scully was Dean of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1977-1979.

Dr. Thomas J. Scully came to Reno in 1969 as a founding faculty member of Nevada's first state supported medical school. During his distinguished 28-year career he was known as a strong and empathetic mentor and tireless advocate for the School of Medicine.

Click on the links below to hear Dr. Scully's story in his own words. In over 30 hours of interviews, he traces his life from the early days in New Rochelle, New York through the many stages of his career, culminating in his appointment as Dean of the School of Medicine and emeritus professor of pediatrics.