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June 11, 1960


JAMA. 1960;173(6):697. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020240085020

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Captain Graybiel Honored.—  Capt. Ashton Graybiel, M. C., director of research of the U. S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine, Pensacola, Fla., in May was given the Admiral William S. Parsons Award for Scientific and Technical Progress. The award is presented each year to a naval medical officer. Dr. Graybiel was nominated for the award by Capt. Langdon C. Newman, M. C., commanding officer, U. S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine, in recognition of Dr. Graybiel's participation in recent biospace flights, and especially for his efforts as medical officer in charge of the now famous Able-Baker monkey flight, which has gained world renown for the Naval School of Aviation Medicine.

Safety Awards Go to Ten Hospitals.—  Ten U. S. Naval Hospitals have earned the Secretary of the Navy Award for achievement in safety for the calendar year 1959. The hospitals were among 162 naval activities chosen for the award.

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