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March 4, 1944

Medical News

JAMA. 1944;124(10):658-661. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850100048016

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Personal.—  Dr. William D. Lyon has resigned as pediatric consultant to the bureau of maternal and child health of the state department of health to enter private practice in Andalusia.

Birmingham Chosen for New Medical Site.—  Birmingham has been selected as the site for the new Medical College of Alabama, to operate as a part of the University of Alabama, University. Committees have been working on the selection of the proper site since the enactment of a bill last year which appropriates a million dollars for land, buildings and equipment and $366,750 for each of the fiscal years ending Sept. 30, 1944 and Sept. 30, 1945 (The Journal, June 26, p. 629). On January 21 newspapers reported that Birmingham offered the state the Hillman Hospital in addition to an adjacent tract of land.


Dr. Markee Goes to North Carolina.—  Joseph E. Markee, Ph.D., professor of anatomy, Stanford University

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