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October 22, 1927

Medical News

JAMA. 1927;89(17):1431-1436. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690170055020

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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.)


Personal.  —Dr. Bernard F. McElroy, San Francisco, has been appointed medical director of the Market Street Railway Company, it is reported.—Dr. Guy W. Clark, formerly assistant professor of pharmacology in the University of California Medical School at Berkeley, has resigned to become director of the pharmaceutic department of the Lederle Antitoxin Laboratories.—Dr. James W. Nicholson has been appointed city health officer of Porterville to succeed Dr. Harry J. Willey.

Theory on Nature of Light.  —Gilbert N. Lewis, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and dean of the college of chemistry, University of California, in articles in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, supports the hypothesis that radiant heat and all forms of radiation are carried by corpuscles which

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