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April 15, 1961

Government Services

JAMA. 1961;176(2):155. doi:10.1001/jama.1961.03040150071019

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Research Unit.—  The Army Medical Service has collaborated in establishing the SEATO Medical Research Laboratory, in Bangkok, Thailand. The laboratory was set up to conduct a continuing research program on cholera, typhoid, ankylostomiasis, dengue, malaria, filariasis, and scrub typhus.


New Surgeon General.—  Rear Admiral Edward C. Kenney was named surgeon general to serve for a period of 4 years. He succeeds Rear Admiral Bartholomew W. Hogan.

Admiral Hogan Retired.—  Rear Adm. Bartholomew W. Hogan retired after 35 years of service on Feb. 28. He served as surgeon general of the Navy and chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for the past 5 years. He has accepted an appointment as assistant director of the American Psychiatric Association, Washington, D.C.

Personal.—  Rear Adm. Allan S. Chrisman, formerly commanding officer of the U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif., and district medical officer of the 11th Naval District, was named

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