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September 23, 1944

Medical News

JAMA. 1944;126(4):246-248. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850390044019

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Personal.—  Dr. Frank M. Hall has resigned as director of the Limestone County Health Unit in Athens to organize a similar unit in Gainesville, Fla., it is reported.

Condemnation Proceedings Started for Medical School Site.—  Condemnation proceedings have been started on four square blocks between Sixth and Eighth avenues, south, and Eighteenth and Twentieth streets, Birmingham, to provide a site for the new University of Alabama School of Medicine (The Journal, March 4, p. 658, and April 22, p. 1212). Plans are under consideration to merge Hillman and Jefferson hospitals under the Jefferson Hospital roof, which would leave Hillman Hospital vacant. Tentative plans include using the vacant building as temporary administrative offices for the four year medical school.


Fund for Tropical Medicine.—  The Columbia Foundation of San Francisco has given $13,800 to assist in the establishment of a department of tropical medicine at the University pf California Medical

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