Duke Hospital, InterCom
has become Eegistrar in the Surgical
Clinic, replacing Lillie Bryant who
transferred to Radiation* Therapy.
We welcome three nurses who come
to us through the Exchange Visitor
Program for professional nurses,
sponsored by the International Coun
cil of Nurses. Miss Valmai Hardy,
Sister Tutor from Adelaide, Australia,
will work in medical nursing; Miss
Valda Morrison, Melbourne, Austra
lia, in pediatrics; Miss Elaine Keith,
Daglish, Australia, in the operating
room. Miss Else Kjaergaard, Copen
hagen, Denmark, who came July 1,
1961 in surgical nursing will remain
until this coming July and then tour
the U. S. for a month before return
Carol Bankson, Pittsburgh, Pa.,
will serve as visiting lecturer during
the month of May. Her subject:
‘ ‘ Facilitation Techniques. ’ ’
Carolyn and Buzzie Gibbs move
to Washington, D. C., in April. We
shall miss them.
The department marked North
Carolina Physical Therapy week with
two television programs and an in
vitation to all interested persons to
observe the department at first hand.
Martie Barnes has moved to Mocks-
ville, N. C., where her husband, Fred,
has accepted the position as pastor
of the First Baptist Church.
Mrs. Carolyn Roberts and Mrs.
Sally Kolde have joined the depart
mental secretarial staff.
In the EEG lab technicians Lou
Knott and Linda Rogers have re
signed to be married. New tech
nicians are Mrs. Lynne Erwin, Mrs.
Frederica Amstey and Mrs. Mary
Patricia Jennings, wife of Ralph
Jennings, administrative assistant,
joined the staff February 1. A native
of Lansing, Michigan, and graduate
of Michigan State, she completed her
dietetic internship at Duke in 1955.
Mrs. Richard Riggins, for more
than three years dietitian in the Nu
trition Clinic, has moved to William
son, West Virginia. Her husband is
a graduate of Duke Medical School,
and had his internship and residency
here. Son John was born here
Judith Nittka, who completed her
dietetic internship here last Septem
ber, has accepted a temporary jiosi-
tion in the Nutrition Clinic.
Recently received: two 18-page let
ters from Dr. Fred Becker and fam
ily. They are spending a two-year
leave of absence in Thailand where
Dr. Becker is serving as advisor to
the new department of anatomy at
the Medical School and Chieng Mai
Hospital in northern Thailand.
Dr. John Everett heads for Milano,
Italy, and the International Congress
on Hormonal Steroids in May.
Here from London, as visiting in
vestigator in Dr. Montrose Moses’ lab,
is Dr. Dennis Lacy, head of the De
partment of Zoology and Compara
tive Anatomy at St. Bartholomew’s
Medical College, University of Lon
Orthopaedic resident fellow in
Anatomy for the next six months is
Dr. Olgard Dabbert.
Congratulations to Dr. Andre^^
Gabor who recently passed the
examination for his Ph.D. degree in
Durham, N. C.