Dr. Thomas Malcolm Blake has been named health officer of Winston County to succeed Dr. Hugh C. McRee, Hamilton, who resigned September 1. Dr. Marvin S. White, Hamilton, has been named to a similar position in Marion County also to succeed Dr. McRee.—Major Walter G. Haynes, M. C., has been appointed associate professor of neurosurgery and chief of the department at the Medical School of Alabama, Birmingham, effective November 1, newspapers report.
Health Lecture Series.—
The fall public relations program of the Los Angeles County Medical Association opened October 12 with a series of public health talks. The first session was devoted to "Penicillin—The Life Saving Miracle." The meeting October 19 was devoted to "The Truth About Venereal Diseases," October 26 "Preventive Medicine," November 2 "Modern Surgery" and "First Hundred Years of Anesthesia" and November 9 "Gifts of Modern Medicine." On November 16 "Blessed Events" was discussed.