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February 15, 1936

Government Services

JAMA. 1936;106(7):548. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770070044022

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Announcement of Wellcome Prize for 1936  The Wellcome Prize will be awarded this year for the best paper on the subject "Importance of Coordinating the Military and Naval Medical Service with the Civilian Medical Profession." The prize is awarded by the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.

Dr. DeWitt Appointed Assistant to Surgeon General  Col. Wallace DeWitt has been appointed assistant to the surgeon general of the U. S. Army, Major Gen. Charles R. Reynolds, with the rank of brigadier general, succeeding Brig. Gen. Matthew Delaney, who retired November 30. Colonel DeWitt is 57 years of age and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, class of 1900. The following year he became an assistant surgeon in the U. S. Army, advancing through the grades until 1927, when he was promoted to colonel in the regular army. He has been stationed at various posts through

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