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February 4, 1922

Medical News

JAMA. 1922;78(5):355-360. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640580037019

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(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)


Negro Health Week.  —The national negro health week will be held, April 2-8, at Tuskegee, under the auspices of the Tuskegee negro conference and the National Negro Business League, in cooperation with the U. S. Public Health Service and other similar agencies.


Personal.  — Dr. Floyd B. Gillespie, Kennecott, has been appointed a member of the Alaska territorial board of medical examiners, for the third division.


Maricopa County Health Center.  —The Maricopa County Anti-Tuberculosis Society and the Free Clinic were recently amalgamated into one organization under the name of the Maricopa County Health Center. Dr. Warner Watkins was elected vice president.

County Medical Meeting.  —The El Paso County Medical Society held its annual meeting, December 19,