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April 25, 1942

Medical News

JAMA. 1942;118(17):1503-1507. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830170081016

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Changes in Health Officers.—  Dr. Caroline H. Callison, Chatom, has been named health officer of Coosa County to succeed Dr. William H. Goff, Rockford, who resigned to enter private practice, it is reported.—Dr. Isaac N. Jones, Greensboro, has been appointed in charge of the Hale County health unit, succeeding Dr. Eldridge T. Norman, Greensboro, who resigned to resume private practice.

Center for Poliomyelitis.—  A new infantile paralysis center was recently opened at the Tuskegee Institute, forming a special unit of the John Albion Andrew Memorial Hospital. It is a three story fireproof building equipped with modern facilities, including a gymnasium with treatment pool, whirlpool arm and leg baths and electrotherapeutic machines, plaster, brace fitting and physical therapy rooms, sun deck, patient wards and laboratory. The center was made possible through a grant of more than $172,000 from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. A recent grant of $30,000 will

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