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December 1, 1956

MEDICAL NEWS

JAMA. 1956;162(14):1320-1323. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970310048015
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CALIFORNIA 

Society News.—  The Los Angeles Physicians' Art Society has elected Dr. Douglas D. McKinnon, president; Dr. Alonzo B. Cass, president-elect; and Dr. Victor M. Marshall, secretary-treasurer. Dr. Samuel P. Danno, this year's winner, received the society's rotating "Oscar" from Dr. William M. Nethery, Glendale.

Physicist to Address Cardiac Conference.—  The Cardiac Surgical Conference at Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, will be addressed by Norbert Wiener, Ph.D., who will speak at 10:15 a. m. Dec. 1 in Herbst Hall on "Use of the Ballistocardiogram as Evidence of Vascular Dynamics." Dr. Wiener is professor of physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge.

Personal.—  Dr. John R. Upton, assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology, University of California Medical School, Berkeley—San Francisco, has been appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as an associate officer in the Order of St. John for "his pioneer work in blood banking and his service to the

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