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Appointments to State Board.
—Dr. John H. Patterson, Phoenix, was recently elected secretary of the Arizona State Board of Medical Examiners, succeeding Dr. Benjamin M. Berger, Phoenix. Other appointments include Drs. Ira E. Huffman, Tucson, Clarence W. Adams, Globe, and Charles C. Bradbury, D.O., Phoenix, for terms of two years. Dr. William G. Schultz, Tucson, was reappointed a member.
Consent for Necropsy.
—A verdict in favor of Dr. Harvey S. Thatcher, head of the department of pathology, School of Medicine, University of Arkansas, and his assistant, Dr. Albert F. DeGroat, was rendered by the jury in the case recently brought against them on account of a necropsy done by Dr. DeGroat. The mother of the child on
Medical News. JAMA. 1933;101(1):54–59. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740260056021