May 14, 1932

Medical News

JAMA. 1932;98(20):1749-1753. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730460053022

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License Revoked.  —At a meeting of the state board of medical examiners in Los Angeles, February 2, the license to practice medicine and surgery in the state of Dr. Clarke S. Smith, was revoked on a charge of violation of his probation (The Journal, Aug. 8, 1931, p. 395), testimony being introduced to the effect that he is now incarcerated at the Spadra State Hospital for Narcotic Addicts. Dr. Smith was committed to the hospital in January for a term of not less than eight months or more than two years.

Society News.  —Dr. Benjamin Y. Katz addressed the Los Angeles County Medical Association, April 21, on "Erysipelas of the Pharynx and Larynx," and Dr. Norman J. Kilbourne,

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