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May 15, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;137(3):313-317. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890370095015

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State Medical Elections.—  At the annual meeting of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama in Mobile, April 15-17, Dr. J. Paul Jones, Camden, was elected president. Dr. Douglas L. Cannon, Montgomery, continues as secretary. The next annual meeting will be in Montgomery April 19-21, 1949.

Narcotic Violations.—  The Bureau of Narcotics, Washington, D. C., has reported that two Alabama physicians pleaded guilty at Birmingham to information charging violation of the federal narcotic law. On February 27 Dr. William L. Drake, Fair-field, was fined $1,000 and placed on probation for five years, and on March 26 Dr. Robert B. Pryor, Mulga, was fined $2,000 and placed on probation for a period of three years.


Society News.—  The Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology has elected Dr. Colby Hall, president, and Dr. Warren A. Wilson, secretary-treasurer.

Mental Health Institute.—  A pilot institute on mental health for public

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