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January 7, 1939

Medical News

JAMA. 1939;112(1):66-69. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800010068018

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Dr. Gibbons in Charge of Exposition Hospital.—  Dr. Morton R. Gibbons Sr., San Francisco, has been appointed in charge of the hospital to be operated on Treasure Island during the Golden Gate Exposition. The hospital, already completed, is housed in the north wing of the Administration Building. After the exposition closes, the hospital will be maintained as a permanent adjunct of the airport. Dr. Gibbons was president of the California Medical Association, 1929-1930.

Society News.—  At a joint meeting of the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology and the Research Study Club of Los Angeles December 19 Dr. Samuel Rodman Irvine spoke on "Present Status of Experimental Cataract and Possible Clinical Significance."—The Los Angeles County Medical Association was addressed December 1 by Drs. Emil Bogen on "Predictability of Routine Laboratory Tests"; Ernest M. Hall, "Subacute Alcoholic Cirrhosis," and Newton G. Evans, "Laënnec's Cirrhosis."


Society News.—  Dr. William J. Mallory was elected president of the Washington Social Hygiene Society October 12, filling the unexpired term of Dr. Earl Baldwin McKinley, who

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