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June 22, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(8):891-896. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980080061015


Dr. Hinshaw Lectures in Russia.—  Dr. Horton C. Hinshaw, Stanford University School of Medicine, San Francisco, flew to Moscow recently to speak before the U. S. S. R.'s sixth All-Union Congress on Tuberculosis. His paper was entitled "Present Day Treatment of Tuberculosis in the United States." The only American attending the Moscow meetings, he was invited by Prof. F. V. Shebanoff, chief of the organizational committee for the congress. Dr. Hinshaw is head of the Stanford division of chest diseases, has published over 200 articles in his field, and is the author or co-author of several books. He was formerly president of the American Trudeau Society and is currently a director of the San Francisco Tuberculosis Association.


Personal.—  The American Heart Association has announced that Dr. Eugene B. Ferris has been appointed medical director of the association. He formerly served as professor of medicine at Emory University School