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December 15, 1956


JAMA. 1956;162(16):1480-1483. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970330052017


Public Health Physicians Needed.—  According to the Journal of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, a critical shortage of public health physicians exists in that state. Health officers are employed under three classifications, according to standards set by the state merit system: health officer 1, $500-$700 a month; health officer 2, $600-$800 a month; and health officer 3, $700-$900 a month. The applicant should be under 60 years of age, in good health, licensed or eligible for licensure to practice in Alabama, and a member or eligible for membership in a county medical society. Information may be obtained from the State Health Officer, 501 Dexter Ave., Montgomery 4.

Evacuation Hospital in Training.—  The 109th Evacuation Hospital of Birmingham, Alabama National Guard, has returned from two weeks of training at Fort McClellan near Anniston. Under the command of Col. Samuel R. Terhune, the hospital gave medical support to

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