Page 6 Duke University Medical Center, InterCom April 1965 Introducing: Miss B. M. Ashbrook [Ed. Note: Although Miss Ash brook has bet'll on the faculty since August 1964, she has not been “introduced” to the readers of Intercom. The InterCom Com mittee is, therefore, taking this opportunity to introduce Misa Ash brook and to welcome her to the Medical Center.] Miss B. M. (“Boots”) Ashbrook joined the Duke University School of Medicine faculty in August 1964 as registrar and chief instructor in the School of Medical Technology. She received her B.S. Degree in 1955 from Murray State College, Mur ray, Kentucky. The following year, Miss Ashbrook received her training in Medical Technology at the Baptist Memorial Hospital School of Medical Technology, Memphis, Tennessee. Miss Ashbrook has recently re turned from a trip to Denver, Colo rado, where she attended two pro fessional meetings. The first meet ing was a regional seminar on teach ing methods and was sponsored by the American Society of Medical Technologists and American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Following the seminar. Miss Ashbrook partici pated in a postgraduate course in medical technology at the University of Colorado. Dr. Kinney Elected President of A APB Dr. Thomas D. Kinney, chairman of the Department of Pathology, has been elected president of the Ameri can Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists. Election to the top post came at the organization’s an nual meeting in Philadelphia. INTP]RC0M Published by Duke University Medical Center, Office of Public Relations. Eihtob Virginia H. Swain Committee Elon H. Clark Charles II. Frenzel George B. Kantner Betty Leach Wes Lefler Nina Waite Peggy S. Warner Mailing address: Box 3354, Duke Hospital, Durham, North Carolina Dr. Stedman Appointed to Mental Grant Review Body Dr. Donald J. Stedman, assistant professor of medical psychology and child psychiatry, has been appointed to the Mental Grant Review Com mittee of the Public Health Service in Washington by Surgeon General Luther L. Terry. He will serve a three-year term. Primary function of the Review Committee is to review and evaluate applications for mental retardation project grants, according to the Sur geon General. This committee will make recommendations to the Public Health Service on individual applica tions. Dr. Stedman was coordinator of the White House Conference on Mental Retardation in 1963 and served as a special assistant to the President on Mental Retardation dur ing the same year. Dr. Andrew Wallace Is Markle Scholar Dr. Andrew G. Wallace, associate in medicine, ha.s been selected one of 25 Markle Scholars in the United States and Canada. The .$30,000 scholarship will be paid to Dr. Wallace through the med ical school by the John and Mary R. Markle Foundation, New York, over a five year period. It is expected that the scholarship funds will be used to further heart research activities in which Dr. Wal lace is engaged and to aid in the development of an intensive care unit at Duke for heart attack victims. Now in the planning stages, the proposed unit is expected to be head ed by Dr. Wallace. He is now work ing under a U.S. Public Health Service career development grant which began in September 1964 and w’ill continue until 1969. Blackley-Paschall Memorial Fund In recognition of long years of faithful service, a fund in memory of Miss Madge Blackley and Mrs. Evelyn Paschall is being established by friends. This fund is to be used towards the lighting of the new Me morial Hospital Chapel, symbolic of the light shed by these two i)ersons on so many. The memorial will be appropriately recorded in the Chapel and has been approved by the Chapel Committee. Anyone wishing to contribute to this fund may do so by writing a check payable to Duke University and sending this to The Reverend Paul Wesley Aitken, Chaplain to the Hospital. Signed; Julian M. Ruffin, M.D. Oscar Hansen, M.D. William M. Nicholson, M.D. Elbert L. Persons, M.D.