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March 25-April 1,1977
We would like to list lectures, symposia and other activities at the medical center in the
Intercom Calendar. If information about your event does not appear
ii'e did not receive it or that we received it too late for printing deadlines. Notices can be
accepted for the Calendar no later than one week pnor to publication. Notices may be sent to
Box 3354. Hospital. If last minute scheduling makes it impossible to send a written notice in
time, please call 684-4148.
Friday, March 25
Seminar sponsored by Dept, of Biochemistry and Cellular and
Molecular Biology Seminar Series. Dr. Gunter Blobel, Rockefeller
University, will speak on “Synthesis and Segregation of
Secretory Proteins: The Signal Hypothesis," Rm 147, Nanalme H.
Duke Bldg. Coffee at 1115 p.m. in the lobby. „
Network for Continuing Medical Education (NCME). Programs
on “Terminal Cancer The Hospice Approach to Pain Control,
“Terminal Cancer The Hospice Approach
“Coneenital Hip Dislocation." View in Rms M-405, M-410, 2031
and Medical Student Lounge (Channel 7 or 9) at Duke and Rms
A3002 (by appointment only), C9013, D3008, CCU and
classrooms and media learning lab of Allied Health Bldg. at VA
Tuesday, March 29
University Program in Genetics Seminar. Dr. Winifred Doane,
Dept, of Biology, Yale University, will speak on “Temporal
Genes Controlling Tissue-Specific Patterns of Amylase in
Drosophilia," Rm 147, Nanaline H. Duke Bldg.
Pathology ^search Conference. Dr. Philip Pratt, Duke, will
speak on “Pulmonary Reaction to Oxygen," RmM-204.
NCME. See Fri., March 25 for program listings. View in School ot
Nursing Aud., Rm 1017. i. uu
Colloquium on Health Policy. Dr. Peter McMenamin, health
administration and economics. University of North Carolina,
will speak on "Evaluating the Effectiveness of PSROs, Rm 224,
Social Sciences Bldg.
'^l p”m*^*^’ ^^*^^N^E. See Fri., March 25 for program listings and viewing
^1?15 Physiology and Pharmacology Seminar Dr. MelvynLieb^an
Duke, will speak on "Physiological Implications of Heart Muscle
in Tissue Culhire," Rm 147, Nanaline H. Duke Bldg. Coffee at
Microbiology and Immunology Seminar. Dr. Mark Ptashne,
Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, will speak on
“Regulation and Autoregulation of the Lambda Repressor, Rm
143, Jones Bldg. , .
NCME. See Fri., March 25 for program listings and viewing
Xha Omega Alpha Original Study Symposium. Student
Re^arch Presentations, Rm M-224, followed at 5 p.m. by Dr.
Thomas A. Waldmann, National Cancer Institute, Amphitheatre.
School of Nursing Spring Program. Dr. Lucie Young Kelly,
Schools of Public Health and Nursing, Columbia University, wil
speak on “Credentialing of Health Manpower, Biological
Sciences Aud. Program continues through Friday.
AOATo Feature Student Research
Dr. Thomas A. Waldmann, chief of
the Metabolic Branch and head of the
Immunophysiology Section at the
National Cancer Instihite, v^rill give
the keynote address for Alpha
Omega Alpha's (AOA) eighth annual
Original Study Symposium on
Thursday, March 31.
The talk on “Disorders of
Suppressor Immunoregulatory Cells
in the Pathogenesis of Immuno
deficiency in Autoimmunity" will be
at 5 p.m. in the Hospital Amphi
Student research presentations
will be given in Room M-224 from
"In recent years the AOA society
has sponsored the symposium as
part of its effort to encourage
academic excellence in the medical
school," said medical student Robert
E. Ziegler, symposium co-chairman
with classmate David M.
"Originally established to give
recognition to research done by
medical students, the symposium
remains the only forum in which this
research is presented to the medical
center community as a whole,”
Office of Public Relations
P. O. Box 3354
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina 27710
All members of the medical
community are invited to attend.
BACK ON CAMPUS—OuTing most of the time Melvin Lyon has worked in Medical
Center Housekeeping, she has been out at Teer House. Now she divides her time
between that northern-most medical center building (on N. Roxboro Road) and the
Sealey C. Mudd Building. A Duke employee for 13 years, she said, I really like
working here, and I've made many friends." With these friends she often shares tips
on growing plants, as well as cuttings from her own plants with which her green
thumb is so successful. (Photo by John Becton)
Things Go Better with Secretary Meetings
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kept up-to-date on changes as they
affect them. The secretaries are able
to come together on a regular basis
and discuss whatever problems they
are encountering in the performance
of their jobs. We hope they can reach
a satisfactory solution to those
problems through joint effort."
Each secretary has been provided
with a folder in which material
circulated at the meetings is kept for
future reference, Adams said. Topics
covered so far include procedures
regarding the mail service, telephone
billing, IBM sheets, travel vouchers
When possible, guest speakers are
invited. These have included a
representative of the Copying
Center, who talked about the
benefits of using their services and
explained the most efficient ways to
do so; Sue McDuffie, personnel
training representative, who talked
about various personnel policies and
rules at Duke; and Charlotte
Hunnings, assistant manager of the
Office of Sponsored Programs, who
answered questions about problems
encountered by secretaries in that
area of their work.
Information to Pass On
"While most of the information
relayed at these meetings is directly
concerned with the secretaries'
work," Adams said, "it also provides
them with general information that
they can pass on to their fellow
workers on such things as time cards
and changes in official holidays."
"I think it's great," said Lila
Munday, a secretary in the
department for nine years. "There
are always changes and this is a good
way to report them to everybody."
"We're scattered all over the
medical center," she added, "and we
don't get to see each other except in
meetings like these."
Dr. Peter McMenamin, instructor
in health administration and
economics at the University of North
Carolina, will speak on “Evaluating
the Effectiveness of PSROs" on
Tuesday, March 29, at 3:30 p.m. in
Room 224, Social Sciences Building.
McMenamin's talk is part of the
ongoing Duke Colloquia on Health
Policy sponsored by the Institute of
Policy Sciences and Public Affairs.