March 6, 1943

Medical News

JAMA. 1943;121(10):774-777. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840100060019

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Personal.—  Dr. William B. Nelson, Bay Minette, health officer of Baldwin County, has been placed in charge of the health units at both Baldwin and Escambia counties.—Austin W. Curtis Jr., for eight years assistant to the late George Washington Carver, D.Sc., director of the department of agricultural research at the Tuskegee Institute, has been named his successor.

State Committee Approves Establishment of Medical School.—  The establishment of a four year medical school in Alabama was assured on January 27 at a meeting of Gov. Chauncey Sparks, Montgomery, with members of the state board of health and a special committee of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama appointed to promote the project. Tentative legislation has been drawn by the state medical association committee which would leave to a special commission to be appointed by the governor the matter of location, construction and equipment. The school will be known

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