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Dr. Durrett Appointed to Federal Trade Commission
Dr. James J. Durrett, chief of the drug division of the Food and Drug Administration and principal technical adviser of the Food and Drug Administration since 1936, has been appointed a special expert to the Federal Trade Commission with the designation of director of the medical advisory division, vice Dr. Knox E. Miller. Dr. Durrett had previously served as chief of the drug division of the Food and Drug Administration in the U. S. Department of Agriculture from 1928 to 1931, when he resigned to become director of professional relations for E. R. Squibb & Sons. Dr. Durrett is a native of Alabama and graduated from Harvard Medical School, Boston, in 1914. He served in various positions as a health administrator from 1915 to 1927 and during that period was for seven years superintendent of the department of health of Memphis, Tenn., and
Government Services. JAMA. 1941;116(13):1468. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820130130025
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