(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest: such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
—Dr. Charles W. Decker succeeded Dr. George Parrish as health officer of Los Angeles, Nov. 1, 1931.— Dr. David M. Kindopp, Colfax, has been appointed health officer of Placer County to succeed Dr. Theodore Snypp, Auburn.—Dr. Elwin F. Reamer, Modesto, has been appointed health officer of Stanislaus County, succeeding the late Dr. Orion I. Bemis, Riverbank.—Dr. Carl F. Larson has succeeded Dr. Charna G. Perry as health officer of Sausalito. —Dr. Burt S. Stevens, San Francisco, was recently appointed a member of the state board of medical examiners to succeed Dr. Henry A. L. Ryfkogel, whose term expired.
Graduate School of Nursing.
—The San Francisco Department of Health established a graduate school of nursing, January 1, at