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September 16, 1939

Government Services

JAMA. 1939;113(12):1142. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.02800370058022

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Changes in the U. S. Public Health Service  Dr. Joseph W. Mountin, senior surgeon, U. S. Public Health Service, has been relieved from his assignment in charge of public health methods at the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Md., and detailed as assistant surgeon general in charge of the division of domestic quarantine. He succeeds Assistant Surgeon General Clifford E. Waller, who has been assigned to duty in the surgeon general's office in charge of the general inspection office. Drs. Walter L. Treadway and Joseph Bolten have been promoted from the grade of senior surgeon to that of medical director.

The Wellcome Medal  The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States announces the annual competition for the Wellcome Gold Medal and cash prize of $500, awarded "for researches, discoveries, inventions, designs, improvements, essays, or any other acts or deeds which the executive council of the association may consider desirable

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