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May 31, 1947

Medical News

JAMA. 1947;134(5):471-474. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880220055017

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Fund to Fight Heart Disease.—  A committee representing the Los Angeles County Tuberculosis and Health Association will jointly administer the A. M. Roberts Memorial Fund to fight heart disease. The fund was established through the efforts of the late Dr. Archie M. Roberts, formerly of the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, and until his death, April 1, president of the Los Angeles Heart Association. Contributions will be used for the care of children with rheumatic fever and other heart ailments and for research.

Changes in Health Officers.—  Recent additions to the staff of the state department of public health include Dr. James W. Ellis, Washington, D. C., who will be cancer consultant with the bureau of chronic diseases. Dr. Ellis comes to the department following thirty years of service with the navy. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia,

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