Duke Hospital, InterCom
Dr. Haywood M. Taylor
Dr. Haywood M. Taylor, professor
of toxicology and associate professor
of biochemistry, died on October 21
in Duke Hospital. A native North
Carolinian, Dr. Taylor was born in
Edgecombe County, near Tarboro.
He attended Pennsylvania State Uni
versity and the University of North
Carolina where lie received the Ph.D.
in chemistry in 1924. lie taught at
Johns Hopkins School of Mcdicine
until he became part of the original
staff of Duke Medical Center when
it opened in 1930.
An effort is being made by the
Membersliip Committee to bring
up to date the permanent record
on active and inactive members.
Some records have been mis
placed during the last ten years,
and the information is, therefore,
incomplete. Please look in the
permanent record books in the
Auxiliary office and fill in, wher
ever possible, the hours missing
from your chart.
From a Durham resident, “I spent
some time in j’our well organized and
most efficient Intensive Nursing Unit
where 1 was also greatly impressed by
the wonderful and efficient service by
“The Ambulatory jiatients’ Dining
Room is also another fine accessory
that you have to offer and I believe
it must mean a great deal to others
as it did to me.”
An Asheville pastor wrote us, “1
know that in your endeavors to serve
A son was born in October to Sarah
Jane Watson (Dr. Leo Pine’s former
technician) and Jimmie Watson
(third year student).
Dr. and Mrs. David Trachtenberg,
Psychiatry, a daughter in November.
Dr. Peete’s (Surgery) former sec
retary, Frances Walker, a girl on
Dr. and Mrs. Gerard Gingras, Psy
chiatry, a son in October.
The Department of Surgery had a
busy two months with a baby girl,
Liza Ann born to Dr. and Mrs. Phil
Pearce; a girl, Jackie, to Dr. and
Mrs. William Houck; and a son,
Stuart, to Dr. and Mrs. Elliott Scliiff-
Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth D. Hall, a
girl, Sandra Lee.
Doris Mooney, Department of Psy
chiatry OPC administrative clerk was
married on Thanksgiving Day to
Clinton D. Boteler of Washington,
It will be wedding bells soon for
Miss Gladys Smith of tlie Surgical
PDC wlio became engaged on Octo
ber 14 to Wallace Shults of Durham
there will be occasions when it is
impossible to please everyone, but
our stay there was not that way. W’e
were highly pleased witli the ability
and spirit with w'hich everyone did
From a Florida doctor, ‘‘As a doc
tor, I was especially interested in
seeing how a diagnostic clinic worked.
You people have a wonderful or
ganization to back your excellent
New Faces and Old
Clarence Boone is Dr. Leo Pine’s
Surgery and Surgical PDC
Mrs. Nancy Love is the new SPDC
receptionist. Her husband Neil is a
senior medical student.
Miss Myrtle lluth Roberts, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Roberts of
2708 Farthing St. is Dr. W. L.
Thomas ’ new secretary.
Dr. Harol Lefkoff' will be on the
visiting staff! in Otolaryngology un
til July when Dr. William R. Hud
son will join the staff'.
Mrs. -leiinie Paschall is a new ]>art
time secretary to Drs. Sealy and
Miss Barbara Williams, from Salt
Lake City, is the new ENT Clinic
Janet Ketner is Dr. Lawton
Smith’s new secretary. She is from
Concord and formerly taught school
Dr. Henry (^dlaway has finished
his training and has gone to Mary
ville, Tenn., to join liis Tincle in ])ri-
The Psychiatry dejiartment’s new
secretary is Mrs. Barbara Perryman.