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Unlicensed Practitioner Fined.
— Francis Hannon, Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to a charge of practicing medicine without a license, July 28. Hannon had been employed as a painter at the General Hospital but represented himself as a physician to patients and accepted money to treat them. He was arrested after the patients had complained that they had received no benefit from his "treatments." Hannon received a suspended $100 fine and was placed on probation for six months.
State Medical Meeting at Colorado Springs, September 15-17.
—The sixty-first annual session of the Colorado State Medical Society will be held at Colorado Springs, September 15-17, under the presidency of Dr. William A. Kickland, Fort Collins. Guest speakers will be
Medical News. JAMA. 1931;97(10):711-714. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730100035017