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June 16, 1951


JAMA. 1951;146(7):658-663. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670070050018


Medical Officer at San Quentin.  —Dr. Morton D. Willcutts, Bethesda, Md., has been appointed chief medical officer for San Quentin Federal Prison to replace Dr. Leo L. Stanley, who recently retired after many years' service to the penitentiary. Dr. Willcutts, who retired from the navy after World War II with 34 years' active duty, began his new duties April 16.

Southern California Gastroenterologists.  —The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology was organized in September, 1950, with subsequent meetings in November, January, and March. Drs. Albert M. Snell, Palo Alto; Donald C. Balfour, Rochester, Minn., and Walter L. Palmer, Chicago, have addressed the society. Meetings are scheduled on alternate months at the auditorium of the Los Angeles County Medical Association, 1925 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. Present officers of the society are Dr. William C. Boeck, president; Dr. Grant Harold Lanphere, vice president, and Dr. Harold L. Thompson, secretary-treasurer, all of Los