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March 13, 1937

Medical News

JAMA. 1937;108(11):889-894. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780110037014

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Dr. Vinsonhaler Retires as Dean.—  Dr. Frank Vinsonhaler, since 1927 dean and professor of medical ethics at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock, has announced his retirement. He will be succeeded by Dr. Silas C. Fulmer, professor of medicine and associate dean of the school. Dr. Vinsonhaler was born in Graham, Mo., in 1864 and graduated from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, in 1885. He was for many years professor of ophthalmology at Arkansas and engaged in private practice in Little Rock. He retired from practice in 1934 to devote full time to his duties at the medical school. He was president of the Arkansas Medical Society, 1900-1901, and in 1933 was awarded a medal by Columbia University for conspicuous service rendered to the university. Dr. Fulmer graduated from Tulane University of Louisiana School of Medicine, New Orleans, in 1922.


Special Meeting in Honor of Guests.—  The Los Angeles County Medical Association held its meeting January 25 in honor of the guests of the sixth annual midwinter clinical course, given by the Research Study Club of Los Angeles. The speakers were Drs. Edward Jackson, Denver, on "The Share of General Medicine

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