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University of Michigan.—Dr. Charles F. McKhann, of the department of pediatrics of Harvard Medical School, has been made professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases and chairman of the department of pediatrics and communicable diseases at the University of Michigan. He will assume his duties Sept. 1, 1940.
Dr. Charles K. Johnson Retiring.—Dr. Charles K. Johnson, professor of pediatrics at the University of Vermont, is retiring after forty-one years in practice. Dr. Johnson is the dean of pediatricians in his state and is very much beloved.Dr. Alan Brown Honored.—Dr. Alan Brown, professor of pediatrics, University of Toronto, has been made an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He is also to give the Blackader Oration before the Canadian Medical Association this year.
Dr. Bernard Fantus, for many years interested in therapy for children, died recently in Chicago. He was best
News and Comment. Am J Dis Child. 1940;59(5):1097. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1940.01990160171012