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May 30, 1936

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JAMA. 1936;106(22):1929. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770220065019

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Advisory Board to Formulate Health Code  The establishment of an advisory board to formulate a standard public health code has been announced. Members of the advisory committee include:W. Frank Walker, Dr.P.H., of the Commonwealth Fund, New York.Henry F. Vaughan, Dr.P.H., health commissioner of Detroit.Dr. Hugh R. Leavell, health officer of Louisville.A. D. Weston, chief sanitary engineer, Massachusetts State Health Department, Boston.H. A. Whittaker, chief sanitary engineer, Minnesota State Health Department.Dr. James N. Baker, state health officer, Montgomery, Ala.Dr. Earl G. Brown, state health officer, Topeka, Kan.Dr. George C. Ruhland, health commissioner of the District of Columbia.The first problem in this project sponsored by the Treasury Department will be for each city or community to bring its present health code into conformity with a tentative draft under five headings: organization, control of cases of communicable diseases, control of environment, birth morbidity and

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