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September 28, 1940

Medical News

JAMA. 1940;115(13):1109-1113. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810390049018

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Personal.—  Dr. John B. Plum, Nashville, Tenn., has been appointed to the staff of the state department of health, succeeding Dr. Charles J. Westover, Anniston, as tuberculosis clinician. The latter has resigned to enter private practice in Michigan, newspapers reported.

Society News.—  Drs. James A. Becton, Birmingham, and Merle E. Smith, Parrish, addressed the Walker County Medical Society, Jasper, August 9, on "Shock in the Treatment of Certain Mental Diseases" and "The Sulfonamides in Therapy" respectively. Dr. James R. Garber, Birmingham, discussed problems in obstetrics before the society recently.

Medical Seminar.—  The Jefferson County Medical Society sponsored a seminar in Birmingham, September 16-17. Among the speakers were Drs. Marion Arthur Blankenhorn, Cincinnati; Francis Bayard Carter, Durham, N. C.; George Argale Harrop, Princeton, N. J.; Willis D. Gatch, Indianapolis; William Wirt Waddell Jr., Charlottesville, Va., and John Albert Key, St. Louis.


Personal.—  Dr. Louis K. Hundley, Warren, formerly health

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