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Portrait of Carl Voegtlin
At a recent meeting of the National Advisory Cancer Council a portrait of himself was presented to Carl Voegtlin, Ph.D., who recently resigned as director of the National Cancer Institute of the U. S. Public Health Service (The Journal, June 26, p. 631). —
Public Health Service Reorganized
Thomas Parran, surgeon general of the U. S. Public Health Service, has announced the names of five persons to head the new bureaus and divisions set up through the reorganization of the U. S. Public Health Service by Congress November 11. The reorganization was authorized in the enactment of a bill (S. 400). Dr. Lewis R. Thompson, medical director serving in the surgeon general's office, has been named assistant surgeon general in charge of the new Bureau of States Services. Dr. Ralph C. Williams, formerly district director with head-quarters in New York, has been named assistant surgeon general
Government Services. JAMA. 1943;123(15):983. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840500047018