Doctors assisted by Civilian Public Service worker Francis Troyer and Henry Hill

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  • Assistants Troyer and Hill operating on a rat to learn more about hypertension. Troyer also worked in the Department of Surgery's experimental surgery division and the hospital emergency room. On October 27, 1942, Civilian Public Service (C.P.S.) Camp No. 61 was authorized as Duke Hospital under the direction of the department of neuropsychiatry. Under the program, conscientious objectors, known as C.P.S. workers, were assigned to assist in charting, keeping patient records, and clinical laboratory work.
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  • per00200
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