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August 26, 1950


JAMA. 1950;143(17):1504-1507. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910520046018

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Public Health Appointment.—  Dr. Clarence G. Salsbury, who has worked extensively among the Navajo Indians of Arizona will join the state department of health September 1 as chief of the Bureau of Preventive Medicine Services. He will supervise operations of the Divisions of Tuberculosis Control, Venereal Disease Control, Maternal and Child Health, Acute Communicable Diseases and Cancer and Heart Disease Control. He is a veteran of 23 years' service on the Navajo Indian Reservation, where he served as superintendent of Ganado Mission and the Sage Memorial Hospital at Ganado. His resignation from the Indian Service was submitted last May.


Personals.—  Philip B. Cowles, Ph.D., associate professor of immunology at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, was recently elected to the National Board of Medical Examiners to fill the unexpired term of Dr. William M. Hale, which extends until the annual meeting of 1954. Dr. Cowles has supervision

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