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Desert Sanatorium Expands.
—It was announced, April 2, that the Desert Sanatorium, Tucson, will at once begin a program of construction which will triple its present capacity. There will be four new buildings for patients, each containing eight suites of three rooms, four private rooms, and sun terrace and other buildings for nurses and resident physicians. The buildings, which will be occupied about September 15, will cost about $300,000. Dr. Bernard L. Wyatt, the medical director, will devote his whole time to the institution; Dr. Charles W. Mills is associate medical director, and Dr. Frank C. Balderrey, assistant medical director. There is a board of twenty consultants which includes prominent physicians in various sections of the country. Dr.
Medical News. JAMA. 1927;88(17):1327–1332. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680430029016
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