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October 19, 1957


JAMA. 1957;165(7):848-856. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980250082023


Name Chairman of Department of Medicine.—  Dr. Walter B. Frommeyer Jr. has been appointed chairman of the department of medicine of the Medical College of Alabama, Birmingham, succeeding Dr. Tinsley R. Harrison, who will continue as professor in the department. Dr. Frommeyer became assistant dean in July, 1954. For three years, he was assistant professor of medicine at the Medical College and director of the blood bank and tumor clinic at University Hospital, and formerly, was a research fellow at the Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Harvard University Medical School, Boston, for one year.

Personal.—  Dr. William G. Thuss Jr. has been appointed the first associate professor of industrial medicine in the department of preventive medicine and public health, Medical College of Alabama, Birmingham. A native of Birmingham, Dr. Thuss received the doctor of science degree in industrial medicine from the University of Cincinnati in 1956. He is also medical director

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