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May 21, 1955


JAMA. 1955;158(3):218. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02960030068025

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General Armstrong to Become Vice-Chancellor of University.—  It has been announced that the retiring Surgeon General, Major Gen. George E. Armstrong, will become Vice-Chancellor of Medical Affairs of New York University and Chief Administrative Officer of the New York University-Bellevue Medical Center. Major Gen. Silas B. Hays will become the new Surgeon General of the Army.

Deputy Surgeon General Appointed.—  The appointment of Brig. Gen. James P. Cooney as Deputy Surgeon General has been announced by the Department of the Army. He succeeds Major Gen. Silas B. Hays, who becomes the Surgeon General on June 1. General Cooney is an authority on radiology and the medical effects of atomic explosion. He comes to Washington from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, where he has been commandant of the Medical Field Service School at the Brooke Army Medical Center since May, 1953.


Alameda Air Station Wins Health Award.—  The industrial medical

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