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June 16, 1956


JAMA. 1956;161(7):633-636. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970070065020


Symposium for Laboratory Technicians.—  The fifth annual Symposium for Laboratory Technicians will be at the University of California at Los Angeles June 23-24. The symposium will include: Tuberculosis Bacteriology—Chemotherapy; Instrumentation; and The Pancreas. Programs may be obtained on request to University of California at Los Angeles Extension (BRadshaw 2-6161).

Institute on Industrial Health.—  Sponsored by the state department of public health, an institute on industrial health practices will be held June 21-22 in Earl Warren Hall, University of California School of Public Health in Berkeley, for public health personnel in northern California. One session of the institute will be devoted to environmental factors affecting occupation health problems and practices and one will explore the human factors.


Dr. Cooke Goes to Johns Hopkins.—  Dr. Robert E. Cooke, associate professor of pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, has been appointed professor and head of the department of pediatrics