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JAMA. 1937;108(21):1805-1811. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780210045019.
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State Medical Election.—  Dr. Edward S. Sledge, Mobile, was elected president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama at its annual meeting in Birmingham, April 22. Dr. Alvin B. Coxwell, Monroeville, was reelected vice president of the southwestern division for four years, and Dr. Douglas L. Cannon, Montgomery, was reelected secretary. The next meeting of the association will be held in Mobile, April 19-21, 1938.

Personal.—  Dr. William J. Craig, Shreveport, La., has been named health officer of Lawrence County.—Reuben T. Crawford, D.D.S., Montgomery, has been placed in charge of the reinstated division of oral hygiene of the bureau of hygiene and nursing of the state department of health. The bureau was abandoned during the depression on account of depleted funds.—Dr. Holland Thompson, formerly of the Maybury Sanatorium, Northville, Mich. (Detroit Municipal Tuberculosis Hospital), has been appointed tuberculosis clinician of the Alabama State Department of Health.—Dr. James


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