This down-home Texan’s list of accomplishments is as long as the string of positive adjectives used to describe him. Although best recognized as a television personality who hosted “Texas Health Reports” and “Bodywatch,” Duke has spent his entire adult life in service to others. Involved with numerous organizations, his most notable work has been to improve trauma services and emergency care. Dr. Duke established the first air ambulance service in Texas, known as Life Flight. He also developed an invaluable hi-tech trauma survival program, Disaster Relief and Emergency Medical Services (DREAMS&tm;), which combines advanced technology with the best in medical science. Retirement continues to elude Duke as he continues as Director of Trauma and Emergency Medical Services at Houston’s Hermann Memorial Hospital and Professor of Surgery and the John B. Holmes Professor of Clinical Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center.