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May 6, 1939

Medical News

JAMA. 1939;112(18):1838-1842. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800180062022

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Society News.—  The Los Angeles County Medical Association was addressed April 6 by Drs. Steele F. Stewart Jr. on "Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip"; Ward M. Rolland, "Supracondylar Fractures of the Elbow," and Harold E. Crowe, "Short Hospitalization of Fractures."—Among others, Dr. John J. Shea, Memphis, Tenn., addressed the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology April 17 on "Management of Fractures of the Face."—Dr. William D. Sansum, Santa Barbara, discussed "The Problem of the Underweight Patient" before the Hollywood Academy of Medicine April 13.


Personal.—  Thomas Russell Garth, Ph.D., since 1930 professor of experimental psychology, University of Denver, died April 20. In 1912 Dr. Garth assisted in the Rockefeller Hookworm Investigation and in 1930-1931 headed the expedition to study color blindness of Indians, and in 1935-1937 the expedition to study the foster Indian child in white homes ; he also served with other expeditions to study the psychology of the India

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