March 8, 1952


JAMA. 1952;148(10):852-857. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.02930100070022


Pediatric Society to Honor Dr. Alfred Walker.—  The 28th annual meeting of the Alabama State Pediatric Society in Montgomery April 16 will be dedicated to Dr. Alfred A. Walker, Birmingham. The speakers will be Drs. Francis F. Schwentker, Baltimore, and William A. Reilly, San Francisco. Dr. Hughes Kennedy of Birmingham will give the address of tribute to Dr. Walker. Dr. Walker is emeritus professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Alabama. He has been chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Health since 1933 and was a director of the American Board of Pediatrics from 1934 to 1944. All pediatricians and all of Dr. Walker's friends are invited to this meeting. Correspondence should be addressed to Dr. David B. Monsky, president of the Alabama State Pediatric Society, 732 Adams Ave., Montgomery.


Dr. Sox Suceeds Dr. Geiger.—  Dr. Ellis D. Sox has been named health director of the

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