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December 16, 1939

Government Services

JAMA. 1939;113(25):2250. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800500052017

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Dr. Griffitts Goes to Puerto Rico  Dr. Thomas H. D. Griffitts, senior surgeon of the U. S. Public Health Service and director of the Henry R. Carter Memorial Laboratory, Savannah, Ga., has been transferred to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, it is reported. He will be succeeded at the laboratory by Dr. Charles M. McGill, assistant surgeon, U. S. Public Health Service. Dr. Griffitts has been in Savannah since 1937, when the memorial laboratory was opened.

New Members of Advisory Cancer Council  Drs. Max Cutler, director of the Chicago Tumor Institute, and George M. Smith, research associate in anatomy, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., have been appointed members of the National Advisory Cancer Council to succeed Dr. Ludvig Hektoen, Washington, D. C., and Clarence C. Little, Sc.D., Bar Harbor, Maine, whose terms have expired. The Council held its first quarterly meeting in the new National Cancer

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