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January 3, 1959


JAMA. 1959;169(1):58. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03000180060016

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Award for Exhibit.—  A gold medal was awarded to an Armed Forces Institute of Pathology exhibit on pathology of ionizing radiation injury to hematopoietic organs which was displayed at the joint meeting of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the College of American Pathologists, in Chicago, in November. The exhibit compared the effects of radiation on blood-forming organs in pigs with those following the injection of an artificiallyproduced isotope (cobalt60 bead) into the spleen and bone marrow of pigs. These experiments were conducted by Col. Carl F. Tessmer, M. C., Chief of Radiation Injury and Radiobiology Section, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Capt. Alexander Horava, M. C.


Regular Corps Examinations for Medical Officers.—  A competitive examination for appointment of medical officers to the regular corps of the U. S. Public Health Service will be held in various places throughout the United States on

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