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AUXfLfARY RECOGNITION—\n the photo at left. Dr. William G. Aniyan, vice president for health affairs, and Mrs. James
Wyngaarden look over an attractive display created by the cafeteria staff to thank members of the Hospital Auxiliary for their work
over the past 12 months and in particular for the $100,000 which the 154-member volunteer organization has pledged toward the
building fund of the medical center's “Duke Hospital North." In the photo at above right, volunteers make the rounds at buffet
tables in the courtyard dining room before sitting down for the hospital's annual Auxiliary Recognition Dinner held on Wednesday
evening of last week. At right, Florrie Jones, one of the group's most popular members, is cornered by the Intercom camera at the
reception preceeding the dinner. See page 2 for additional photographs. (Photos by David Williamson)
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DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA MAY 3, 1974 VOLUME 21, NUMBER 18
Patterson Heads Cancer Control
Dr. F. M. Simmons Patterson,
executive director of the North Carolina
Regional Medical Program since 1970, has
resigned that position to assume
directorship of the Cancer Control
Program here. He is being succeeded as
executive director by Ben Weaver who
has been deputy director since 1970.
Both his resignation at the Regional
Medical Program and his appointment at
Duke were effective this week. Patterson
has been on the Duke faculty as an
assistant professor of surgery since 1968
and as an assistant professor of
community health sciences since last
The Cancer Control Program is the
community outreach program of the
Comprehensive Cancer Center, which is
under the direction of Dr. William
Shingleton. The Cancer Control Program
will not only emphasize the prevention,
early detection and diagnosis of cancer,
but also the treatment and rehabilitation
of the patients with cancer. The
application and distribution of both
existing and new knowledge in these
categories will be a prominent part of the
Educational programs, both for the
non-professionals and professionals, will
DR. F. M. S. PATTERSON
be emphasized, as will close relationship
and cooperation with all institutions and
agencies involved in the field of cancer.
One of the initial programs will be the
Duke Breast Cancer Demonstration
Project of which Patterson will be the
project coordinator. Dr. Richard G.
Lester, chairman of the Department of
Radiology at Duke, is the project director
and principal investigator.
Five thousand North Carolina women
in 16 counties in close proximity to
Durham will be screened for early breast
cancer in each of the next two years. This
Four appointments and eight
promotions at the medical center have
been announced by Dr. Frederic N.
Cleaveland, provost of the university.
The appointments and promotions
include two full professors, five associate
professors and five assistant professors.
Apf)ointed were Dr. Lloyd F. Riddick,
professor of anesthesiology; Dr. Jane T.
Gaede, assistant professor of pathology;
Dr. Jonathan P. Leis, assistant professor
of experimental surgery; and Dr. Gerald
L. Logue, assistant professor of medicine.
Receiving promotions were Dr.
William N. Kelley to professor of
medicine; Dr. William E. Fann to
associate professor of psychiatry; Drs.
Sung-Hou Kim, Jacqueline A. Reynolds
and Lewis M. Siegal to associate
professorships in biochemistry; Dr. Ralph
Snyderman to associate professor of
medicine; Dr. Allan S. Hall to assistant
professor of speech and hearing
pathology; and Kathryn A. Hesse to
assistant professor of nursing.
Riddick comes to Duke from the
University of Kentucky Medical Center
where he served as professor of
anesthesiology since 1971. He received a
B.S. degree in 1954 and an M.D. in 1958,
both from Ohio State University. I^e took
internship training at St. Vincent's
Hospital in Toledo, Ohio, and completed
project will begin on June 1. The facility
is located at 3040 Erwin Road, next to
the North Carolina Cerebral Palsy
Patterson is a graduate of the
University of North Carolina and the
University of Pennsylvania Medical
School. Before moving to Durham he was
chief of surgery and chief of staff of the
Craven County Hospital in New Bern. He
has been a consultant to the Duke Tumor
Clinic since 1968 and was director of the
Cancer Division of the North Carolina
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a residency in anesthesiology at the U.S.
Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Md., in 1963.
A 1966 graduate of Duke's School of
Medicine, Gaede took internship training
at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in
Winston-Salem and a residency in surgery
at Duke. Before her appointment to the
medical center faculty, she was a staff
pathologist at the V.A. Hospital in
Charleston and assistant professor of
pathology at the Medical University of
Leis received a B.A. in chemistry from
Hofstra University in 1965 and a Ph.D. in
biochemistry and molecular biology from
Cornell University in 1970. Before
coming to Duke, he did post-doctoral
work on developmental biology and
cancer at Albert Einstein College of
After earning a B.S. in engineering
science from Pennsylvania State
University in 1962, Logue attended the
University of Pittsburgh School of
Medicine and received an M.D. in 1966.
He completed internship, residency and
clinical fellowship in hematology training
at Duke between 1966 and 1969, and
worked on the hematology staff of
Bethesda Naval Hospital prior to his
appointment at Duke.
Kelley attended Emory University as
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E. Busse Elected
The chairman of the Department of
Psychiatry at the medical center has been
elected president of the American
Geriatrics Society for 1975-1976 at the
society's 31st annual meeting in Toronto,
Canada, on Friday, April 19.
Dr. Ewald W. Busse, who is also the
first J. P. Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry
at Duke, will serve as president of the
8,000-member organization for the next
The American Geriatrics Society is
composed of practicing physicians and
nurses from throughout the United States
and Canada who have a special interest in
the problems of the elderly.
Serving as president for this year will
be Dr. Robert B, Greenblatt, professor of
endocrinology at the Medical College of
Georgia in Augusta.
Busse became chairman of psychiatry
at Duke in 1953. He has received awards
from numerous professional organizations
and has held office in many of them
including terms as president of the
American Psychiatric Association from
1971-1972 and president of the research
oriented Gerontological Society from
In 1971 the American College of
Physicians awarded him its highest honor,
the William C. Menninger Memorial
Award, given in recognition of
distinguished contributions to the science
of mental health.
Busse was also instrumental in the
initiation and development of Duke's
Center for the Study of Aging and
Human Development, a facility which has
gained international renown.
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