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May 18, 1946

MEDICINE AND THE WAR

JAMA. 1946;131(3):223-224. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870200035014

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Abstract

ARMY 

BRIGADIER GENERAL MALCOLM C. GROW APPOINTED AIR SURGEON  Brig. Gen. Malcolm C. Grow was recently appointed Air Surgeon of the Army Air Forces, replacing Major Gen. David N. W. Grant, now retired. General Grow was responsible for the establishment of the Aero Medical Laboratory, the Eighth Force Personal Equipment Office, the preparation of AAF Air-Sea Rescue Ditching instructions and the "flak suit" and helmet for air crews.

ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT PRAISED FOR PSYCHIATRY CONTRIBUTIONS  Dr. Arthur H. Ruggles, chairman of the Committee of Neuropsychiatric Civilian Consultants to the Secretary of War, recently commended the Army Medical Department for its "outstanding contribution to the advancement of psychiatry in World War II." Dr. Ruggles, medical director of Butler Hospital, Providence, R. I., attributed the "extremely low percentage of the

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