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Louise Gertrude Moser
The T.P.R.

“Miss Moser”

Miss Moser, a graduate of Massachusetts General Hospital and of the University of Seattle, is replacing Miss Harvey as our supervisor in psychiatry. She has been in the army the past few years in the United States, England, and Scotland. She spent one and a half years in Camp Carson, Colorado, before going overseas. Previous to joining the army she was an instructor in psychiatry at the University of Washington. She was doing the same type of work there as here, only on a larger scale, since their neuropsychiatric division had a three thousand bed capacity.

While in the Army she was first attached to the Fiftieth General Hospital and then to the One Hundred Twelfth General. In both she was head of the neuropsychiatric division. Miss Moser said that after D-day was their busiest time, since they then encountered many battle fatigue casualties. The principal method of treatment used was insulin therapy. The men were given forty units of insulin each day at 7:00 a.m. and then they were awakened at 11:30 for breakfast. This therapy seemed to relax the patients so that they were more willing to talk.

Miss Moser has a deep interest in her work and her associates. She enjoyed her time in the army, the freedom and the experience gained from it. It seems that ever since she has been a nurse she has wanted the psychiatric field. It looks as if she had attained her goal.

[Unsigned personal profile in The T.P.R. dated March 25, 1946, a publication of the University of Michigan School of Nursing.]