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March 12, 1960


JAMA. 1960;172(11):1171-1176. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020110055017


Dr. Kempe Studying Smallpox in India.—  Dr. C. Henry Kempe, head, department of pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, has gone to Madras, India, where he will continue his studies on the prevention of smallpox under the auspices of the World Health Organization for a six-week period beginning March 1. His research will be conducted at the King's Institute, a medical research center near Madras, and will include a continuation of his work with hyperimmune vaccinal gamma globulin. Dr. Kempe, a consultant on smallpox to the World Health Organization, conducted similar studies in India six years ago. He will return to the University of Colorado Medical Center on April 15. Joining Dr. Kempe at Madras for the research program will be Prof. Allan W. Downie, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England; Miss Cynthia Bowles, recently graduated registered nurse, of Connecticut, daughter of U. S. Representative Chester Bowles, former

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