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Dr. William H. Park, director of laboratories for the New York City Department of Health, has been appointed to the Hermann M. Biggs professorship of preventive medicine at New York University and Bellevue Hospital Medical College. This professorship was made possible by a memorial fund established shortly after the death of Dr. Biggs in 1923 and recently increased to a total amount of $200,000 by a bequest of Mrs. Hermann M. Biggs and gifts from William R. Biggs and Mrs. Katherine Biggs McKinney, son and daughter of Dr. Biggs, and by the Milbank Memorial Fund.
Dr. Béla Schick has been given the annual gold medal awarded by Phi Lambda Kappa in recognition of his work on diphtheria.
Third International Pediatric Congress.—Americans wishing to contribute papers to the Third International Pediatric Congress to be held in London on July 20, 21 and 22, 1933, must give
News and Comment. Am J Dis Child. 1933;45(2):374. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1933.01950150147012