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SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
Doctor Goodpasture Appointed Scientific Director.—
Dr. Ernest W. Goodpasture, professor of pathology, Vanderbilt University, has been appointed scientific director of the department of pathology of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D. C. He will assume the position July 1. The new appointment was recommended by the scientific advisory board of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology at a recent meeting. The institute is the central laboratory of pathology for the U. S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Veterans Administration, Public Health Service, and for the Atomic Energy Commission and other agencies. It has four major departments: department of pathology, American registry of pathology, medical illustration service, and the medical museum. As scientific director, Dr. Goodpasture will be responsible for the supervision of the professional functions of the department, which include diagnostic consultative services in pathology, an advanced teaching program, and experimental studies in pathology and the
GOVERNMENT SERVICES. JAMA. 1955;158(4):331. doi:10.1001/jama.1955.02960040089018
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