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April 29, 1939

Medical News

JAMA. 1939;112(17):1734-1737. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800170080020

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Refresher Course.—  The division of maternal and child hygiene of the state department of public health sponsored a refresher course in gynecology and obstetrics in Phoenix April 13-15. Dr. Norman F. Miller, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, was the instructor.


The Lane Lectures. —  Dr. Thomas M. Rivers, director, Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, will deliver the twenty-seventh course of Lane Lectures of Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, May 22-26. The general title for the lectures will be "Viruses and Virus Diseases."


Portrait of Dr. Edward Jackson.—  Dr. Edward Jackson, Denver, observed his eighty-third birthday March 30. As a tribute from friends, a portrait is being painted by Alfred J. Wands, which will be exhibited at a special dedication ceremony but will be hung finally in the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, where Dr. Jackson received his early training. Born in West Goshen, Pa., Dr. Jackson graduated at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1878. He practiced in West Chester and Philadelphia, becoming professor of diseases of the eye at the Philadelphia Polyclinic in 1888.

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