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February 9, 1918

Medical News

JAMA. 1918;70(6):402-405. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600060048020

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general INTEREST; SUCH AS relate TO SOCIETY ACTIVITIES, NEW HOSPITALS, EDUCATION, PUBLIC health, ETC.)


Legacy for Health Laboratory.  —The physicians of Augusta and Richmond counties have sent a signed statement to the J. B. White legacy committee urging the committee to set aside $200,000 from the J. B. White bequest to Augusta, to build and equip a public health laboratory.

Personal.  —Dr. Lorick T. Pattillo, director of the state laboratory, Atlanta, has resigned and the selection of his successor has been delegated by the state board of health to its secretary, Dr. J. C. Abercrombie.—Dr. William L. Gilbert, Atlanta, has been elected chairman of the board of county commissioners of Fulton County.

State Board Appointments.  —The following appointments to membership on the state board of health were announced by the governor, January

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