State Medical Election.—
Dr. Otto E. Utzinger, Ray, was unanimously chosen president-elect of the Arizona State Medical Association at its annual meeting in Prescott, May 25-29. Dr. E. Payne Palmer, Phoenix, was installed as president. Dr. Virgil G. Presson, Tucson, was chosen vice president, Dr. Clarence E. Yount, Prescott, reelected treasurer and Dr. William Warner Watkins, Phoenix, reelected secretary. The 1943 meeting will be in Tucson.
Encephalitis Survey in Pinal County.—
A field investigation of encephalitis is being conducted in Pinal County by Dr. William McD. Hammon of the George Williams Hooper Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, and Dr. Gordon Meiklejohn and Mr. Bernard Brookman, entomologist, both of the University of California at Berkeley. The state department of health and the Agricultural Welfare Association are cooperating with the hospital in Casa Grande, where the field headquarters has been established. According to Public Health News there were at least