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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.)
—Dr. Louis L. Robinson has been appointed city health officer of Corte Madera to succeed Dr. A. F. Roberts. —Dr. Robert S. Northrup, Napa, has been appointed health officer of Napa County to succeed Dr. Laurence Welti, who held the office for many years.
Licenses Revoked and Suspended.
—The California State Board of Medical Examiners revoked the license to practice medicine of Dr. William V. Whitmore, October 23, on account of a narcotic conviction. The license of Dr. Fred H. Van Tassell to practice as a physician and surgeon in the state was suspended by the board, October 21, following a hearing on narcotic derelictions. The Journal, December 6, erroneously reported that Dr. Van Tassell had been
Medical News. JAMA. 1931;96(1):45–48. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720270047019