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October 27, 1962


JAMA. 1962;182(4):41-42. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050430199047

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Dr. Kenneth B. Castleton has been named dean of the University of Utah College of Medicine to succeed Dr. Philip B. Price, dean since 1955, who retired Sept. 30.

A native of Salt Lake City, Castleton received his A. B. degree from the University of Utah in 1923. He received his medical education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and served his internship, followed by a residency in surgery, at the Mayo Foundation Clinic in Rochester, Minn. In 1933 he was awarded a Ph.D. degree in surgery by the University of Minnesota. Since 1943 Castleton has held the rank of associate clinical professor of surgery on the faculty of the University of Utah College of Medicine.

Dr. DeWitt Stetten, Jr., a medical director with the National Institutes of Health, has been named dean of the new Rutgers University Medical School, scheduled to open in the fall of 1965.