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personnel (at left) put a
lot of effort into this
Recognition Dinner, Jean
Carden, Auxiliary business
manager, was glad they did
(below), and after the
meal, former president
Mattie Bell Powell got an
award from Dr. Sessoms,
hospital director (lower
New Hospital Team Grows
Sbitta, Torris Join HPMO
You may send ads to "Trading Post,"
Box 3354, Hospital. Ads are printed free,
but we do not advertise real estate,
personal services or commercial
enterprises. Please give your home
telephone number. Duke extensions will
not be listed.
FOR SALE-'71 Opel station wagon with
radio/heater and radial tires, excellent
condition. Call 383-1716.
FOR SALE-1971 nnobile honfie with three
bedrooms, one and a half baths, partly
furnished (if desired), washer and dryer
hook-ups, central air cond. unit included, must
sell, leaving state. Call 596-1428.
FOR SAUE-Motorcycle helmet, $5; traverse
rod, new, $2; set of old wood golf dubs, $3; oil
circulator, $50; complete set Collier's
encyclopedia with yearbooks and children's
classics, $50; lane cedar chest, two years old,
$50; Sears bos springs, $20; two book cases,
$10 each; and Philco stereo console, AM-FM
radio with record space, good sound, etc.,
$100. Call 286-9562 after 5 p.m.
WANTED-Housekeeper-babysitter five days
a week, 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., car and
references needed. Call 383-3046 after 6 p.m.j
FOR SALE-18-inch Sears color portable
TV, all channels, 4 years old, $10Q. Call
delight—One-year old Durst M 301 enlarger
$75; Schneider 50 mm enlarger lens — comes
with adapter to fit Durst M 301 enlarger. $30;
and Capro 16x20 easel, $15. Also selling
5-drawer white enamel chest, $25. All items in
ex. cond. Call 489-8010 after 5 p.m.
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University Medical Center employees, faculty,
staff, students and friends by the Medical
Center's Office of Public Relations. Joe Sigler,
director; Miss Annie Kittrell. secretary.
Public Relations Advisory Committee: Sam A.
Agnello, audiovisual education; Dr. Robert
Anderson Jr., surgery; James L. Bennett Jr., vice
president's office; Wayne Gooch, personnel; Dr.
'Athos Ottolenghi, physiology and pharmacology;
Richard Peck, hospital administration; Miss
Isabelle Webb, RN, iuirsir>g service; Dr. Tom C.
Vanarrtan. microbioloqv and immunology.
FOR SALE-27,000 BTU window air
conditioner, will cool six rooms well, $300.
Also, Tappan gas range with look through door,
$50. Call 682-2733 after 5:30 p.m.
FOR SALE-1966 GTO convertible, AT, PB,
PS, AM-FM, 15 MPG best offer over $500.
Also, Criterion 6 in. reflector telescope with 7
eyepieces and sturdy portable equatorial
nrount, $200. Zenith portable stereo with
walnut stand, $30. Fiber Optic Welch Allyn
Sigmoidoscope set with fiberglass case, never
used, $65, Call 489-0708 evenings.
FOR SALE-Yellow plastic parson's table,
$1; desk and chair, $30; four shelf metal
bookcase, $3; two three-shelf metal book cases,
$2 each. Call 489-8243 before 2:30 p.m.
WANTED-Student to drive auto to West
Coast after June 10. Call 477-0611.
FOR SALE-1964 VW body (shell, no
engine), red finish, best offer. Call 489-7508
after 6 p.m.
AT STUD-AKC registered golden retriever,
$35. Good facilities for female. Call 528-0453
evenings and weekends.
FOR SALE-Hammond organ J 100 series, in
new condition; Brother knitting machine, new,
reasonably priced; Sears manual typewriter,
long carriage, good condition. Call 688-2279
after 5 p.m. or 383-6687 days.
FOR SALE-Bausch and Lomb molecular 3
F>ower-oil immersion eye piece 5 x and 10 x
with carrying case, $225. Call Claudia Jordan at
596-3954 after 5 p.m.
FOR SALE-Great little used car buy—1971
Austin Aprierica, white and black interior,
24,000 miles, engine and body in good
condition, rlew tires, battery and tune-up, 25
miles per gallon, $1,000 firm. Call 286-2786.
after 5 p.m. or on the weekends.
FOR SALE-Panasonic stereo, in excellent
condition, portable model which op>erates on
a/c current or batteries, perfect for the beach.
Also sun lamp, brand new, portable style,
reasonable price, must sell. Call 286-4186
FOR SALE--1967 Town and Country
Mobile Home, two bedrooms, furnished,
includes utilities and washing machine, 12" x
50", refrigerated air conditioning and oil heat,
10 minutes from Duke, available after May 13.
YARD SALE-Featuring furniture, antiques,
bric-a-brac and more. Come by 116 Jefferson
Drive (off Cole Mill Rd.) on Friday, May 3, 1-6
p.m. and Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. rain or
Peter A. Saitta and Anthony R. (Bob)
Torris Jr. have joined the staff of the
Hospital Project Management Office
(HPMO), which is responsible for all
activities connected with the Duke
Hospital North expansion program.
Wallace E. Jarboe, HPMO director,
said that Saitta, as financial manager, will
be "responsible for keeping surveillance
on all financial aspects of the project and
working very closely with the financial
managers of the hospital, medical center
Torris, Jarboe said, will be responsible
for coordinating equipment and for
planning and programming systems such
as material handling and food service.
Saitta, who lives at 3911 Hope Valley
Road, has worked on the corporate
controller's staff as plant accounting
coordinator and senior systems analyst
for Beaunit Corp., as comptroller and
director of finance for the National
Laboratory for Higher Education and as a
systems analyst for Ligget and Myers.
He is a 1965 graduate of the
University of North Carolina and is a
member of the National Association of
Accountants and the American
Saitta is hfiarried to the former Nancy
Howard of Pittsboro and they have two
Torris, a native of Latrobe, Pa., holds a
civil engineering degree from Penn State
and a master's from the University of
Minnesota with a major in hospital
Dr. James B. Wyngaarden, chairman of
the Department of Medicine, has been
elected to the National Academy of
Wyngaarden, who is Frederic M. Hanes
Professor of Medicine, is one of 95 new
members elected in recognition of what
the academy calls "their distinguished
and continuing achievements in original
Election to the NAS is considered to be
one of the highest honors that can be
accorded to an American scientist or
engineer. The academy is a private
organization established in 1863 by a
Congressional Act of Incorporation
signed by President Lincoln. The act calls
upon the academy to act as an official
adviser to the federal government, on
request, in matters of science and
Wyngaarden is a native of Grand
Rapids, Mich., and earned his M.D. degree
at the University of Michigan in 1948. He
first joined the Duke faculty in 1956.
From 1965-67 he chaired the Department
of Medicine at the University of
Pennsylvania before being invited back to
Duke as chairman of the department.
engineering and minors in hospital
administration and mechanical
For the past two years he has been
president of the Health Facilities Planning
and Engineering Corp. in Los Angeles.
Prior to that he was assistant executive
director of the Santa Ana (Calif.)
Torris has served as a consultant and
project manager with a number of health
care organizations in California and
Indiana. He also was special assistant for
facilities studies in the office of the
Secretary of Defense in Washington, and
from 1 961-66 he was medical
construction liaison officer in the office
of the Air Force Surgeon General.
Torris' wife and three children are still
living in Sylmar, Calif., and will move to
Durham later in the year.
PETER A. SAITTA
DR. JAMES B. WYNGAARDEN
ANTHONY R. TORRIS, JR.
Two Med Students
Share AOA Honors
The fifth annual Alpha Omega Alpha
Original Study Symposium was held on
March 28 in the Hospital Amphitheater,
and the first prize for best presentation
was shared by N. Branson Call and Casey
The symposium is the only forum in
which students in the School of Medicine
present the results of their research to the
medical center community as a whole.
Call spoke on "Pathogenesis of the
Urinary Concentrating Defect in
Chronically Jaundiced Homozygous
Gunn Rats; Role of Unconjugated
Bilirubin," and Jason's talk was entitled,
"Horomonal Control of Lipogenesis
through Fatty Acid Ligase."
R. Doyle Stulting and Richard M.
Larson were also awarded prizes for their
papers on "Lymphocyte Mediated Lysis
of Allogenic Tumor Cells: A General
Method for Cellular Immunoadsorption"
and "Changes in Neutral Lipid Content of
the Canine Aorta Following Induced
Hyperlipidemia and Hypertension."
This year's symposium was the largest
in the five year history of the event with
20 medical students presenting papers
chosen from over 30 abstracts submitted.
Dr. Ira Pastan of the Natipnal
Institutes of Health delivered the keynote
address entitled "Cyclic AMP in