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Duke University Medical Center, InterGom
AUXILIARY SERVICE RECOGNIZED. On May 10, Mrs. Glenn Negley, President of
the Duke Hospital Auxiliary, honored active members of the organization with a “recog
nition of service party” at her home on Hathaway Road. Here Mrs. H. F. Bowers,
Auxiliary social chairman, serves punch on the pleasant porch to a group including Mrs.
Negley, the hostess; Mrs. L. C. Patee, Mrs. Pauline Stillwell, Mrs. Bayard Carter, Mrs.
Alice Barnes, Mrs. J. E. Markee, Mrs. Henry Stoever, and Mrs. Richard Leach.
Dr. Hart Honored
On May 31, Dr. Deryl Hart’s ad-
^^liiiistrative colleagues jyave a testi
monial dinner at Hope V^aley Country
Club in recognition of his contribu
tion to Duke University first as pro
fessor of surgery and then as presi
dent of the University. Guests in-
ehuled trustees of the Duke Endow
ment, Duke University trustees,
University ofificials, some of his
colleagues in the medical school and
Dr. Calvin Hoover presided. Mr.
B. F. Womble responded for the
Board of Trustees, Mr. Thomas L.
Perkins for the Duke Endowment,
Dr. William B. Hamilton for the
faculty, and Dr. R. Taylor Cole for
the administrative colleagues.
Included in the program at each
guest’s place wasia tribute to Dr.
Hart, a portion of which follows.
“Three years agj), at the height of
a distinguished career in surgery and
medical education, Dr. Deryl Hart
was chosen president of Duke Uni-
^fcersity. The appointment of a sur-
^^eon to administer the diverse affairs
of the TJniversity was an unprece
dented step—and a tribute to J)r.
Hart’s abilities that transcended com
petence in his chosen field of medi
cine. Since Dr. Hart took office on
July 1, 1960, the progress of Duke
University has testified eloquently to
the wisdom of his election to the
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“Recently, the chairman of the
Duke Endow’ment Trustees said of
Dr. Hart: ‘ He took office less than
three years ago, yet his accomplish
ments in this short span will be felt
for many years to come. The fact is
that he undertook this difficult job at
a time when he was all but ready to
retire after a distinguished career as
a surgeon and leader in medical edu
cation. He did so enthusiastically in
spite of this possible hazard to his
health, selflessly postponing his per
sonal plans, to assume this difficult,
Remanding and .sometimes tiiankless
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Miss Helen Kaiser, director of the
department, notes that the new quar
ters provide better organized and more
attractive surroundings for the 120
or more patients who receive physical
therapy each day. Also, the new
classroom and related teaching facili
ties will make possible an increase
from 12 to 24 physical therapy stu
The Occupational Therapy Depart
ment, which shares the reception area
with i)hysical therapy, is centered in
a large room equipped for a variety
of activities that help patients regain
strength and abilities important in
everyday living. Woodw'orking,
leather aiul metal crafts, ceramics and
weaving are among these therapeutic
Miss liernice Belue, head of occupa
tional therapy, says that these and
other crafts are useful in “pre-voea-
tional work” or exploring the
patient’s potential for rehabilitation.
Another activity of the department
consists of evaluating Parkinson’s
disease patients in terms of their
ability to perform various “motor
tasks” such as drawing and stringing
beads before and after surgical treat
ment has been carried out.
In the ADL (activities of daily
living) room, shared with physical
therapj', Miss Belue and lier associates
help patients regain abilities that liave
been impaired by disease or injury.
This room contains a kitchen stove,
sink and other ecjuipmeut that a
housewife nuist coi)e with each day.
in an adjoining specially-equipped
bathroom, a handicapped man may
receive instruction in self-care tasks
such as shaving or bathing. The room
is adaptable for training patients with
a variety of disabilities—for instance,
wheelchair patients, arthritics with
limited joint movement, or cardiac
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