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Duke University Medical Center, InterGom
Photo by Thad Sparks
DISASTER STRIKES AGAIN! A simulated student riot on the Duke University baseball field on May 19 sent Duke Hospital into its
7th annual Disaster Plan. Playing the role of casualties were freshman medical students and nurses. There were almost 100 “casualties”
transported from the baseball field in University trucks to the Hospital’s emergency entrance where they were dispatched to the main
dinmg room for registration, sorting and emergency care. From here “casualties” went to shock wards, pre-operative wards or to areas
where they would await treatment. As many as 1,000 persons were involved in the plan. The entire operation was monitored this year by
television cameras mounted at strategic points along the disaster route. The main receiver was in the Disaster Control Center so that
officials could see the over-all effectiveness of the Disaster Plan. Commenting on the success of the operation, Donald S Smith officer
in charge, said, “We were pleased to see that everyone got to his post so quickly and played his role so well.” ’
Congratulations are in order for
Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Berry, who
are the proud parents of a new baby
girl, Courtney Lynn, born April 3.
Mr. Berry is in the Department of
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Dr. and Mrs. Patrick 1). Kenan are
due congratulations for their new
son, John Patrick, born May 8. Dr.
Kenan is in the Division of Otolaryn
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Prom Surgical PDC comes news of
the birth of a daughter, Johna Miles,
to Mr. and Mrs. John M. Dominick on
May 2. Betsy Dominick was formerly
employed as a dental hygienist for
Dr. Baxter B. Sapp.
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The Division of Anesthesiology has
two “April arrivals” to note; Dr.
and Mrs. R. A. Atkinson, a son, and
Mrs. Nancy Lassiter, a daughter.
The Department of Psychiatry in
forms us that Dr. and Mrs. Stanley
Needell and Dr. and Mrs. Norbert
Enzer have recently had new arrivals
in their families. Congratulations!
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Mrs. Peggy Roberts, of the OPD
Central Laboratory, became the
proud mother of a baby girl, Susan
Lynn on April 7.
Two employees of the Department
of Psychiatry, Gill Galloway Luns
ford and Libby Wallace were recently
feted at a tea given by co-workers.
Gill was married May 21 to Elmus W.
Lunsford, and Libby was married
June 20 to Thomas Marsh.
OPD announces the marriage of
Joanne Emory, Clinic receptionist,
to William Conner Holland, of the
Clinical Chemistry Lab, on April 6 in
the Duke University Chapel.
The May 1 marriage of Brenda
Jordan, secretary in the Clerical Pool,
to Kenneth M. Jones is also an
nounced by OPD. The couple is resid
ing in Graham, N. C.
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A September wedding is planned
for Judith Smith and Bright Lowry,
announces Nursing Service. Miss
Smith is Assistant Head Nurse on
It is also reported from Nursing
Service that wedding bells rang re
cently for Clinic nurse Carol Kreps,
who became Mrs. Jon Wendt in May.
NEW FACES AND OLD
There are several new faces in the
Outpatient Department. Mrs. Betty
Desrosiers has replaced Mrs. Joanne
Holland as Clinic receptionist in the
Registration Area of OPD. Mrs.
Peggy Pate, formerly employed by
the EHO, is now in the OPD Busi
ness Office. Mrs. Margaret Ray has
replaced Mrs. Sue Lucas as Clinic
receptionist in the Eye Clinic, and
Mrs. Edith Hudson is now in the