Dr. Allen Named Department Head.—
Dr. J. Garrott Allen, University of Chicago, was named to head the Stanford University Medical School's department of surgery. Dr. Allen will commence his new duties on July 1, just prior to the opening of the Medical School's new 22-million-dollar facilities nearing completion on the Palo Alto campus. He is professor of surgery and attending surgeon at the University of Chicago Clinics, where he has served continuously since 1938.
Dr. Whalman Honored.—
Dr. Harold F. Whalman, chairman of ophthalmology at the College of Medical Evangelists, Los Angeles, will receive the Distinguished Nevadan Award during commencement ceremonies at the University of Nevada on June 1, "in recognition of [his] significant contribution to the scientific and social advancement of our nation." Dr. Whalman received his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Nevada in 1922. Since 1935, he has been a member of the faculty
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