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May 14, 1938

Medical News

JAMA. 1938;110(20):1677-1681. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790200045018

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Hospital News. — The  Goldsby King Memorial Hospital, Selma, announces the opening of a new addition which provides facilities for twenty patients. A wing of twenty-nine rooms to provide office accommodations for the staff of the Marcus Skinner Clinic has been added.

Personal.—  Samuel R. Damon, Ph.D., formerly with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, has been placed in charge of the laboratories of the state department of health, succeeding James G. McAlpine, Ph.D., resigned.— Dr. George E. Newton was recently named health officer of Autauga County with headquarters in Prattville; he held a similar position in Lauderdale County, where he has been succeeded by Dr. Julius E. Dunn with headquarters in Florence. Dr. Dunn was formerly health officer of DeKalb County.— Dr. Oma E. Herndon has been appointed chief medical officer at the U. S. Veterans' Administration Facility, Tuscaloosa, succeeding Dr. Herbert Caldwell, who has been transferred

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