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The Michigan Daily - Friday, March 8, 1985- Page 3
Doctors debate ethics of

unapproyej.
unappr"But you st.
TUSCON, Ariz. (AP) - A 33-year-old added. "Congr(
man, kept alive 11 hours with a new ar- "I DON'T
tifical heart during a "desperate" taking any
search for a human donor heart, was in hospial," Alet
critical condition yesterday while the director of the'
medical community debated the ethics ter, said yeste
of using the unapproved experimental the business
pump. time were anyI
Thomas Creighton of Tucson University
received the mechanical Phoenix Beigel said
Heart, which was never before used on father of two,
a human, and later received a human moderately sei
heart in an operation that ended at 3:15 a condition in
a.m. yesterday at the University of fluid.
Arizona Health Sciences Center.
The Phoenix Heart was implanted af- "As far as
ter Creighton's body rejected a first problems with
human donor heart, transplanted said, but ad
Tuesday.
DR. JACK COPELAND, head of the
university's heart transplant program,
and Dr. Cecil Vaughn, who conducted
animal research with the Phoenix
Heart, said their decision to use the
device was simply a matter of life vs.
death.
And, critics said, whether Creighton Thi
lives or dies probably would determine
the response of the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration, whose officials ex-
pressed concern that regulations on ar-
tificial heart implants were not
followed.
"We know nothing about the heart at
all," said FDA spokesman Dave Duar-
te. "Nothing's been submitted to the
FDA."
DUARTE SAID the FDA already has
called upon the doctors involved to .ill
report to the agency. Fih
"We do not want to appear that we
are legalistic bureaucrats," said Duar-
te of the Arizona incident. "We are
waiting for all the facts on this so that
the FDA can understand what went on.
We don't want to be viewed as an im-
pediment to saving human life.

artificial heart

ill have procedures," he
ess has written a law."
anticipate (the FDA)
sanctions against the
hea Caldwell, executive
University Medical Cen-
eday. "They are not in
of sanctions. Not at any
threats made."
Vice President Allan
Creighton, a divorced
"continued to experience.
vere pulmonary edema,"
which the lungs fill with
I know, there are no
h the new heart," Beigel
ded, "The heart is not

working as effectively as it could
because of the pulmonary edema."
Beigel said he could not say whether
Creighton was aware that two human
nearts and a mechanical one had kept
him alive over two days.
Vaughn described the Phoenix Heart
as "similar" to the Jarvik-7 heart, used
on the only three men who have
received permanent mechanical hear-
ts.
Correction
The photo on page three of yesterday's
Daily should have been credited to Kate
O'Leary. Her name was mistakenly left
off.

Associated Press
Journey's end
More than 2,000 gather at the steps of the Alabama Capitol to celebrate the end of a 50-mile trek that began on Sunday in
Selma, reconstructing the 195$ voting rights march. Leaders met with Gov. George Wallace, who rejected them in 1956.
'U' checks campus building for asbestos

e 1985-1986 Michigan Student Assembly
ELECTIONS
Make your voice heard, and get
the experience of a lifetime.
RUN FOR AN MSA OFFICE
Run, don't walk, to 3909 Mich. Union
and pick up a candidacy packet
ng deadline: 5:00 ppm., March 20.
for more info, call 763-3241.
msa,

(Continued from Page 1) pipe itself and the building floor plan
psychology department, which will and report back to the Department of
replace the departments of electrical Plant Extension, which will hire an in-
engineering and computer science. dependent contractor to remove the
These two departments will move to asbestos.
North Campus once a new engineering PAUL SPRADLIN, director of plant
building is completed. extenstion, said his department will
MONROE said the Chemistry and hire either a firm that specializes in
Natural Science buildings will also be asbestos removal or make the removal
inspected, and the department will con- part of the general contract for the
tinue a policy of checking every building's renovation.
building on campus where asbestos "We have plenty of time to make the
may be present. decision; we don't have to know when
In the present inspection, department yet, or which contractor we'll hire,"
employees will send samples to an ac- Spradlin said.
credited laboratory, Monroe said, and If the asbestos is removed incorrec-
any pipes that come back positive will tly, Monroe said, it could be released in-
be labeled "asbestos-contaminated to the air and lead to potentially
material." dangerous consequences for anyone
The inspectors would then mark the who breathes it.
HAPPENINGS
Highlight
The School.of Music presents the McLean Mix, a husband-wife duo, who
combine electronics with piano, whale sounds, and slides for a complete
display to the senses. The performance begins tonight at 8 in the Music
Recital Hall in the School of Music Building.
Films
Mediatrics - Against All Odds, 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.; MLB 4.
AAFC, CG - Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, 8
p.m.; Aud. A, Angell; The Terminator, 7 & 9 p.m., Nat. Sci. Auditorium.
MTF - Tlie Graduate, 7 & 11 p.m.; The Paper Chase, 9 p.m., Michigan
Theater.
RHA - Harold and Maude, 8 & 10 p.m., midnight, Soutg Pit, Mary
Markley dormitory.
Performances
School of Music - Stephen Wisner, bassoon rectial, 8 p.m., Rackham
Assembly Hall, Rackham Building.
Performance Network - Four plays by Samual Beckett, 8 p.m., 408 W.
Washington Street.
UAC - Impact Jazz Dance, 8 p.m., Mendelssohn Theatre, Michigan
League.
University Musical Society - St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, 8:30 p.m.,
Rackham Lecture Hall, Rackham Building.
Ark - Nanci Griffith, 8p.m., 637 S. Main Street.
Speakers
Anthropology department, Center for Japanese Studies - William Kelly,
"Rice and Rationality," Twentieth-Century Transformation of the Japanese
Countryside," 4 p.m., Lane Hall Commons.
Near East and North African Studies - Ulku Bates, "The Harem of the
Topkapi Palace," noon, MLB room B137.
Computing Center - Chitra Ramanujan, "Introduction to Debugging in
Pascal, Part II," 3:30 p.m., room 165, Business Administration Building.
Guild House - Fran Eliot, noon, 802 Monroe Street.
Affirmative Action, History, Afroamerican Studies - Mary Berry,
"Liberty and Justice for All?", 7:30 p.m., Michigan Room, U-M Flint.
School of Natural Resources - Carla Kish, "Everything You Ever Wanted
to Know About Public Land Management But Were Afraid to Ask," 3 p.m.,
room 1040, Dana Building.
South and Southeast Asian Studies - Gretchen Casper, "Decision-making
Under Authoritarianism: The Philippine Case," noon, Lane Hall Commons.
Meetings
Chinese Students Christian Fellowship - 7:30 p.m., Memorial Christian
Church, corner of Hill and Tappan Streets.
Ann Arbor Chinese Bible Study - 7:30 p.m., basement, University Refor-
med Church, 1001 E. Huron.
Korean Christian Fellowship - 9 p.m., Campus Chapel.
International Students Fellowship -7 p.m., 4100 Nixon Road.
Miscellaneous
Millions Against MS - fundraiser, 12:10 p.m., room 132, Hutchens Hall,
Law Quad.
School of Art - Works in Progress reception, 7 p.m., Gallery, School of
Art.
Bridge Club -7:30 p.m., Michigan League.
School of Natural Resources - Open House for students interested in
graduate work and careers in landscape architecture, 9:30 a.m., room 330,
W. Engineering.
Union Counseling Services - Dissertation support group, 8:30 a.m., room
3100, Union.
Astrofest 145 - Jim Loudon, "Space Sounds II and Best Voyager/Jupiter
Tiim . .An s-m n T2

EXPOSURE TO asbestos can cause
"asbestosis," a scarring of the lung
tissue that cuts down on breathing
capacity in a similar fashion to em-
physema or lung cancer.
"The problem is that (asbestos)
doesn't show up on X-rays for up to 30
years," Monroe said.
Even though universities are not
required by the Environmental Protec-
tion Agency to continually check cam-
pus buildings for asbestos, Monroe said
"we as a university want to protect our
employees and have taken it upon our-
selves to do it."
The official university policy on
asbestos states that firms doing any
type of renovation on campus buildings
must protect the University com-
munity, the environment, and the
workers making inspections from ex-
posure to asbestos.
Report calls
for more aid
to minorities
(Continued from Page 1)
reach that goal. Black enrollment
peaked at 7.2 percent in 1976. In fall
1984, 5.1 percent of the students on
campus were black.
Increasing the number of minority
students applying to the University is
Sudarkasa's first suggestion.
Brochures that address the "specific
needs and concerns of minority studen-
ts must be developed and continually
reviewed," the report says.
SUDARKASA'S report also em-
phasizes increased communication with
potential students about financial aid
for minority students. Improved com-
munication will improve the effect of
other recommendations and will not be
a major expense, the report says.
According to David Robinson, an
assistant director of admissions and
minority recruiter, current minority
recruitment programs already keep his
department busy.
"I don't see how we can (expand).
We're pretty well loaded," he said, ad-
ding that an increase in staff would be
necessary for such expansion.
PERSONALIZED recruiting in large
minority communities by alumni, ad-
missions officers, faculty, and students
is Sudarkasa's second recommended
method of increasing the minority ap-
plication pool.
Faculty involvement, however, will
require support services, financial
rewards, and total faculty commitment
in order to succeed, said Bunyan
Bryant, the only black professor in the
School of Natural Resources and a
minority recruiter for the last eight
years.
Increases in financial aid is the
report's major recruitment plan.
Sudarkasa calls for aid to "all qualified
minority residents." She recommends
that the awards should be equal to those
of the Opportunity Program award of
$5,500.
Sudarkasa also recommends that
merit aid for minorities be increased.
The Michigan Achievement Award,
given to outstanding minority students,
would be increased from $750 to $1,000
and become a renewable grant.
Out-of-state minority merit awards
should be continued and "two or three
tuition-linked merit grants for outstan-
ding underrepresented minority
students'', should be created.
Sudarkasa proposes that the ad-
missions practices for minorities be
m 14 A i re numher of minority

I you're Th en you

gtting a
degree
Any area and will have at
least 4 courses in biology ...
Any area and have 6 months
of experience in carpentry,
welding' mechanics, plumbing
or electricity .............
Any area and will have at leas
6 courses in biology, chemistry
physics or math........
Any area and have 2 years of
farming experience ........
Any area and will have at leas
2 years of college-level Spanish

could
qualify
for

.... Fisheries Extension
.... Vocational paining
it
, Science or Math
. . .. 'leaching
.... Agriculture Extension
t Spanish Literacy
... Extension

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