- This series of correspondence occurred between March 26 and May 28, 1968. The exchange of letters is to arrange a meeting between public health leaders at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and Duke University with Dr. Loretta Ford from the University of Colorado Medical Center to explore establishing a nurse clinician program at UNC. The correspondence includes letters written by Mrs. Margaret B. Dolan, Professor and Head of the Department of Public Health Nursing at UNC, Dr. Myrtle Irene Brown, Dean of the School of Nursing at the Duke University Medical Center, Dr. William J. DeMaria, Assistant Dean of the School of Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center and Dr. Loretta C. Ford, Professor of Public Health Nursing at the University of Colorado Medical Center. The meeting was held on April 19 & 29, 1968 at UNC to "discuss nurses as physicians' associates." A copy of Dr. Ford's notes used at the meeting are included as an attachment to her letter dated April 22, 1968 to Dr. DeMaria.