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JAMA. 1937;109(18):1459-1462. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780440049020.
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Changes in Health Officers.—  Dr. William H. Goff, formerly of Glasgow, Ky., has been placed in charge of the Coosa County Health Department, with headquarters in Rockford. —Dr. Benjamin S. Black, Grove Hill, has been appointed health officer of the newly created Clarke County Health Unit. —Dr. Douglas H. Fryer, Toronto, Ont., was recently chosen health officer of Greene County.

Society News.—  The Northwestern Division of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama was addressed at Russellville, September 16, by Drs. Hubert K. Turley, Memphis, Tenn., on "Pyelitis of Pregnancy"; Dan C. Donald, Birmingham, "Diagnosis and Management of Colon Lesions"; Ralph M. Clements, Tuscaloosa, "Psychological Aspects of Ear, Nose and Throat Disease"; Albert C. Jackson, Jasper, "Management of Fractures of the Shaft and Proximal End of the Humerus," and Seale Harris Jr., Birmingham, "Treatment of Central Nervous System Syphilis."


Personal.—  Dr. Emmett E. Sappington has been temporarily appointed assistant director of public health of San Francisco, pending examination by the civil service commission.


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