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October 1955

News and Comment

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1955;90(4):451. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1955.04030010453008

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PERSONAL  Appointment of Dr. Frank Falkner.—The University of Louisville; from January, 1956. Dr. Frank Falkner has been appointed assistant professor of child health. Dr. Falkner is at present lecturer in child health, The Institute of Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, London, and research assistant to that hospital. He is also coordination officer to the Centre International de l'Enfance, Paris, for their coordinated growth studies. These studies, taking place in different countries, have, as yet, no North American member of the "group." It will be part of Dr. Falkner's duties to set up such a cooperating growth study in Kentucky, and he will keep his appointment in Paris.Appointment of Dr. Blair Batson.—Dr. Blair Batson has been named professor of pediatrics and chairman of the department of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.For the past year he has been assistant

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