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—Dr. Stanley R. Benedict, assistant in physiological chemistry at Yale University, has been appointed instructor at Syracuse University.—Dr. Irving L. F. Nettleton, Bridgeport, who has been seriously ill with diphtheria. is convalescent.—Dr. William W. Brackett, health officer of New Britain, has resigned.
Work at State Laboratory.
—At the quarterly meeting of the State Board of Health, Prof. H. W. Conn, director of the state bacteriological laboratory, reported on the work being done in that institution. With the appropriation of $7,500 he has established and equipped the laboratory, has examined 1,087 specimens for tuberculosis, 880 for diphtheria, and 528 for typhoid, and has made 974 tests of milk, in addition to other examinations.
Medical Staff Appointed.
—The following medical staff has been appointed for the New Britain General Hospital: Attending physicians and surgeons—Drs. John E. Martin, Edward L. Whittemore, Robert M. Clark, William W. Braekett, Elmer L. Styles, Carl
Medical News. JAMA. 1908;LI(24):2064–2071. doi:10.1001/jama.1908.02540240052009
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