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April 27, 1957


JAMA. 1957;163(17):1632-1636. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02970520066020


Clifford Sweet Lectureship.—  Dr. Sydney S. Gellis, chairman, department of pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, will deliver the sixth annual Clifford Sweet Lectures at Children's Hospital of the East Bay, Oakland, June 7-8. His principal lecture, "Iatrogenic Diseases," will be given at 6 p. m. in connection with the annual opening night banquet. Information may be obtained from Children's Hospital of the East Bay, 5105 Dover Street, Oakland 9, Calif. (OLympic 2-1143).

Personal.—  Dr. Robert S. Westphal, Santa Rosa, past-president of the Sonoma County Medical Society, recently returned from Egypt, where he served as regional director, World Health Organization, for the Eastern Mediterranean countries. Dr. Westphal has been named health officer of Stanislaus County.— Hadley Kirkman, Ph.D., professor of anatomy, Stanford University, won a senior postdoctoral fellowship awarded recently by the National Science Foundation, Washington, D. C. Dr. Kirkman will spend the 1957-1958 academic year at the Chester