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Officers of State Medical Board.—
At a meeting June 8 of the state medical board Dr. Robert J. Haley Jr., Paragould, was chosen president, Dr. Robert H. Hood, Russellville, vice president and Dr. Leonce J. Kosminsky, Texarkana, secretarytreasurer. Other members of the board include Drs. John B. Jameson, Camden, Jasper T. Matthews, Heber Springs, John M. Proctor, Hot Springs National Park, and William H. Poynor, Harrison. Dr. DeVeaux L. Owens, Harrison, was retired after serving eight years on the board, which is the allowed time. Dr. Eugene A. Callahan, Carlisle, also served eight years but died May 28, preceding the June 8 meeting.
On June 23 the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, conferred the honorary degree of doctor of science on Dr. Walter L. Treadway, Los Angeles, formerly assistant surgeon general of the U. S. Public Health Service.—Dr. William McDowell Hammon, associate professor of epidemiology in
Medical News. JAMA. 1945;128(14):1037–1040. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860310051018
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