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soon to attend the International Phys
ical Therapy meeting in Denmark
and to visit her brother in Germany.
The following new secretaries and
technicians are being welcomed into
the Department: Miss Brenda Porter,
Mrs. Ruby Sparks, Mrs. Barbara
Saputo, Miss Susan Gray, Miss Mar
garet Smith, Miss Mary Elizabeth
Stallings, Miss Elaine Gitelson.
Medical Center Library
Miss Constance McDaniel, formerly
of the University of Kansas, has
joined the staff as chief cataloger.
Dr. Ijcnox D. Baker M’ili assume
the presidency of the American Ortho
paedic Association during the organi
zation’s annual meeting, June 22-27
in Hot Springs, Virginia. Founded
in 1887, the Association is the oldest
orthopaedic organization in America.
Its active membership comprises some
175 orthopaedic surgeons selected
from throughout the United States
on the basis of professional qualifica
tions and achievement.
Dr. Morton D. Bogdonoff, medicine,
has been chosen president-elect of the
American Federation for Clinical Re
search. The Federation, a 4,500 mem
ber organization, is composed of medi
cal investigators in the United States,
Canada and other countries of the
Western Hemisphere. Its purpose is
to promote and encourage original
research in clinical and laboratory
At the annual meeting of the Har
vey Cushing Society in Philadelphia
April 18-20, Dr. Barnes Woodhall,
dean of the Duke Medical School, was
inducted as president of that intu^
national organization of neurosi™
geons. Founded in memory of Dr.
Harvey Cushing, famed brain sur
geon of Johns Hopkins and Harvard,
the society has 1,000 active members
in the United States and Canada,
and associate members over the entire
At a Student-Faculty Night spon
sored by the Duke Chapter of SAMA
on May 10, engraved pla(jues—golden
apples—were awarded to three mem
bers of the faculty for excellence in
teaching: in the pre-clinical area, Dr.
J. E. Markee, anatomy; in the clinical
field, Dr. E. A. Stead, Jr., medicine;
for the house staff. Dr. Fred AV.
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