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Statue of James Marion Sims Dedicated.—
A life size bronze statue of Dr. James Marion Sims, New York (1813-1883), pioneer gynecologist who spent his early years of practice in Alabama, was dedicated April 19 during the annual session of the Medical Association of Alabama. The statue stands on the capitol grounds near the bronze likeness of Dr. John Allan Wyeth, confederate soldier, surgeon and author and founder of the New York Polyclinic Medical School and Hospital.
The Hot Springs Academy of Medicine was addressed April 4 by Drs. Samuel A. Thompson and Rufus B. Robins, Camden, on heart problems and head injuries respectively.—At a meeting of the Benton County Medical Society, Gravette, April 13, Drs. James T. Powell, Gravette, discussed "Cranial Trephining and Results" and Clyde L. McNeil, Rogers, "Sulfanilamide."—Dr. Barnett P. Briggs, Little Rock, addressed the Pulaski County Medical Society April 17 on "Chronic Nontuberculous
Medical News. JAMA. 1939;112(22):2333–2337. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800220099020
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