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May 3, 1930

Medical News

JAMA. 1930;94(18):1415-1419. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710440053019

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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.)


State Medical Election.  —At the annual meeting of the Alabama State Medical Association, April 18, Dr. William G. Harrison, Birmingham, was chosen president. The convention will be held next year at Birmingham, April 21.

Practitioner Appointed State Health Officer.  —Dr. James N. Baker, for thirty years a Montgomery practitioner, was appointed state health officer, succeeding the late Dr. Samuel W. Welch, April 18. The constitution of the state medical association requires that the state health officer shall have been a member of the college of councilors of the association for a period of five years.


Society News.  —The annual meeting of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Association will be held at the Marion Hotel, Little Rock, May 5-6; among

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