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December 28, 1957


JAMA. 1957;165(17):2205-2209. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980350063019


Personal.—  James S. Dinning, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, has been appointed assistant dean by Dr. F. Douglas Lawrason, dean and provost for medical affairs. Dr. Dinning will be responsible mainly for student activities at the school.

Dedicate Stuttgart Memorial Hospital.—  The city of Stuttgart recently dedicated the Stuttgart Memorial Hospital, a building with exterior walls of aluminum, a red granite front, terrazzo floors, and air-conditioning. The hospital has a capacity of 38 beds, with facilities sufficient for expansion to 75 beds. It has three operating rooms, two delivery rooms, three nurseries (one, a premature nursery) of 15 bassinets, laboratory and x-ray facilities, and a 25,000-watt emergency generator. The hospital cost $550,000, and is operated by the board of commissioners of Stuttgart. Administrator of the hospital is Mr. Robert W. McCuistion, and the chief of staff is Dr. Sherod A. Drennen.

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