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As stated in the minutes of the recent meeting of the American Medical Association, published in the Journal of May 24, page 572, the invitation extended by the General Collective Investigation of Disease Committee of the British Medical Association, to coöperate by establishing similar work in this country, was accepted, and the President was requested to appoint a committee of seven members of the Association to take charge of the subject. The President did not announce the names of the committee at the time, and consequently they do not appear in the published minutes. He has since, however, authorized the appointment of the following members to constitute the general committee:
N. S. Davis, Chicago, Ill.; H. O. Marcy, Boston, Mass.; James Tyson, Philadelphia, Pa.; H. B. Baker, Lansing, Mich.; F. D. Cunningham, Richmond, Va.; S. E. Chaillé, New Orleans, La.; and Thos. F. Wood, Wilmington, N. C.
This committee was
Collective Investigation of Disease.—. JAMA. 1884;II(23):633. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390460017003
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