June 26, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;137(9):798-801. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890430040015

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Cyclotron Begins Operation.—  The cyclotron at the University of California, Los Angeles campus, began operation early in June. It has been moved from the Berkeley campus and reassembled with double its original capacity. The cyclotron will be used to produce radioactive isotopes for medical research and for experiments in nuclear chemistry.

Personal.—  Dr. John C. Ruddock, Los Angeles, reported to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, U. S. Navy, Washington, D.C., for ten day's temporary duty during June with the Naval Reserve Policy Board. Dr. Ruddock, a Captain in the Naval Reserve, was Chief of Medicine at the Naval Hospital, San Diego, during the war.


Dr. Sudan Heads Division of General Practice.—  The University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, will inaugurate for the September term its division of general practice in the department of general medicine at the medical school. Dr. Archie C. Sudan, Denver, first winner of

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