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January 19, 1957


JAMA. 1957;163(3):199-202. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970380041011


Society News.—  The Arkansas Radiological Society has appointed an advisory committee on radiologic installations whose services will be available to any hospital in the state on written request. The society invites inquiries, directed to the committee (607 Donaghey Building, Little Rock ).


Appoint Director of Cardiovascular Laboratory.—  Wilfried F. H. M. Mommaerts, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry at Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, has been appointed professor of medicine (experimental cardiovascular research) and director of the Los Angeles County Heart Association Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at the University of California School of Medicine at Los Angeles, where the heart association has established a chair of cardiovascular research. Dr. Mommaerts was recently named a career investigator by the American Heart Association.


Course on Economics of Medical Practice.—  The Connecticut State Medical Society, in cooperation with Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, department of public health, is sponsoring