in the Rain: Humanism in Action The following work
was inspired by an event Marc witnessed in a physician's private
clinic. This piece was awarded honorable mention in the Arnold P. Gold
Foundation's annual National Humanism-in-Medicine Essay Contest.
It was published in the April 2004 edition of the Louisiana State
University Health Sciences Center publication, "Inside Info."
Thomas Jefferson and his Academical
Village The following essay was based on a speech Marc Matrana gave at a
monthly general membership meeting of the Westwego Historical
Society. It was published in "Gumbo Roots," Vol 14, No 2, June
Jefferson History Notebooks
Marc Matrana is the author of two Jefferson History Notebooks:
Seven Oaks Plantation: A Lasting Legacy and
On Cane and Coolies: Chinese Laborers on Post-Antebellum Louisiana
Sugar Plantations as Exemplified on the Millaudon Plantation of
Physician, Author, Historian, and more... Marc Matrana stays busy with a
variety of academic, medical, historical, and community pursuits.
He is available on a limited basis to give speeches and presentations. Read