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September 4, 1948

Medical News

JAMA. 1948;138(1):82-84. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900010084020

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State Society Appoints Public Relations Director.—  The Medical Association of the State of Alabama has named William A. Dozier Jr., of Hurtsboro, a graduate of the University of Alabama and Harvard, as public relations director. He assumed his duties July 1. After spending some time with directors of other states, he will meet with Alabama's several county medical societies.


Heart Association Formed.—  On July 16 a group of physicians in the state organized the Arkansas Heart Association with the following officers: president, Dr. Joseph T. Roberts, dean, University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock; secretary-treasurer, Dr. John E. Greutter, Little Rock. This organization will operate in accord with the principles of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Duffy to Head Department.—  Carl E. Duffy, Ph.D., has been appointed head of the department of bacteriology and parasitology of the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock, effective August

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