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July 6, 1957


JAMA. 1957;164(10):1128-1134. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980100084015


State Medical Election.—  The general officers of the Medical Association of Georgia for 1957-1958 are: president, Dr. William Bruce Schaefer, Toccoa; president-elect, Dr. Lee Howard Sr., Savannah; immediate past-president, Dr. Hal M. Davison, Atlanta; first vice-president, Dr. Thomas A. Peterson, Savannah; second vice-president, Dr. Hugh J. Bickerstaff, Columbus; and secretary-treasurer, Dr. Christopher J. McLoughlin, Atlanta.


Personal.—  Dr. Frank Bell Magill, pediatrician at the Children's Medical Center in Boston, and Mrs. Magill, who is a social worker and teacher, have been appointed to the McCord Hospital, Durban, South Africa, by the American Board for Foreign Missions of the Congregational Christian Churches. Founded a half a century ago, the McCord Hospital was the first medical center for Africans in Natal.

Dr. Castle Named to Minot Professorship.—  The appointment of Dr. William B. Castle, director, Thorndike Memorial Laboratory and the second and fourth medical services, Boston City Hospital, as George Richards