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February 17, 1934

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JAMA. 1934;102(7):548-549. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750070046019

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Dr. Whitehead Named Director of Aeronautics  The appointment of Dr. Roy E. Whitehead, Indianapolis, as chief of the medical section of the aeronautics branch of the U. S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D. C., succeeding Dr. Eldridge S. Adams, resigned, has been announced. Dr. Whitehead, who is 40 years old, graduated from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1920. He is also a graduate of the army school of aviation medicine and is at present the Indiana governor of the National Aeronautics Association. —

Monthly Meetings of Naval Officers  Rear Admiral Perceval S. Rossiter, surgeon general of the U. S. Navy, has initiated monthly meetings for the medical officers living in and near the District of Columbia. At each meeting a subject of medicomilitary or scientific interest will be presented and a social hour will follow. At the first meeting, October 2, the surgeon general discussed current activities of

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