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— Albert P. Mathews, Ph.D., Andrew Carnegie professor of biochemistry, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, addressed the Sigma Xi Club of the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, April 23, on "Coagulation of the Blood." —Dr. Gilbert F. Douglas, Birmingham, was reelected president of the Alumni Association of the University of Alabama at the annual meeting in Mobile, April 17.—Dr. William Groce Harrison, Birmingham, has been appointed lecturer on the history of medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., and will assume his duties in September.
State Medical Election.
—At the annual meeting of the Arizona State Medical Association, Prescott, April 18-20, Dr. Samuel H. Watson, Tucson, was made president; Dr. Joseph M. Greer, Phoenix,