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JAMA. 1942;118(14):1230-1233. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830140060021.
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New Health Officer for Birmingham.—  Dr. George A. Denison, acting health officer of Birmingham and Jefferson County since September, has been appointed health officer, effective February 25. Dr. Denison graduated at Baylor University College of Medicine, Dallas, Texas. He has been connected with the Jefferson County health unit since 1921. From 1931 until his appointment as acting health officer he served as director of the bureau of laboratories.

State Medical Meeting in Montgomery.—  The annual session of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama will be held at the Whitley Hotel, Montgomery, April 21-23, under the presidency of Dr. James M. Mason, Birmingham, and with the Montgomery County Medical Society acting as host. Included among the speakers will be:Dr. Ralph McBurney, Tuscaloosa, A Clinical Evaluation of the Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate.Dr. Henry B. Burdeshaw, Dothan, Blood and Blood Substitutes in the Treatment of Hemorrhage and Shock.Drs.


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