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July 11, 1959


JAMA. 1959;170(11):1322-1328. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010110070018


Korean Receives First Doctorate in Biostatistics.—  On June 11 at the University of California, Berkeley, a Korean physician, Dr. Chai Bin Park, received the first doctorate in public health in biostatistics in the history of the University of California. Dr. Park came to the University of California in 1955 under a fellowship from the American— Korean Foundation to study for the degree of master of public health which he received in June, 1956. Since then Dr. Park has supported himself through fellowships and teaching assistantships. He is returning to Korea on passage provided by the American—Korean Foundation in July. The American— Korean Foundation, a permanent organization founded in 1952 "to help the Koreans help themselves," has brought 130 Korean physicians to the U. S. for advanced training.



Deed for Medical School Development.—  Governor William G. Stratton and Dr. Walter H. Theobald, president of the Medical Center Commission,