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September 21, 1940


JAMA. 1940;115(12):1026-1027. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810380056018

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Report of July Meeting  The sixth meeting of the Council on Industrial Health took place on July 14, 1940, at the Palmer House in Chicago. Members in attendance were Stanley J. Seeger, chairman, Harvey Bartle, Leroy U. Gardner, Henry H. Kessler, Anthony J. Lanza, Robert T. Legge, C. W. Roberts, R. L. Sensenich (ex officio), Olin West (ex officio) and Carl M. Peterson, secretary. Also in attendance were Miss Joanna Johnson, chairman of the Industrial Nursing Section of the National Organization for Public Health Nursing, R. G. Leland, director of the Bureau of Medical Economics of the American Medical Association, and Paul A. Neal, acting chief, Division of Industrial Hygiene of the National Institute of Health.Transactions of interest to the profession were as follows:

  1. The Committee on Nomenclature reported further progress on material being collected for a compendium of terms used in the industrial health field.

  2. The Committee on State Associations has continued to press for the appointment of cooperating committees in all state medical associations. There are now thirty-five such organized units. A uniform program has been submitted to these state committees and recommendations forwarded in respect to committee personnel. Active assistance will be sought from the organized state units in and through medical preparedness. Attention will be called to the recent action of the House of

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