Dr. Charles M. Cole, Chatom, has been appointed health officer of Washington County, succeeding Dr. Isaac C. Sumner, Chatom, who has been named assistant to the health officer of Mobile County, it is reported.—Dr. Eva F. Dodge, Winston-Salem, N. C., will direct and organize antepartum clinics throughout Alabama for the state department of health; headquarters will be in Montgomery.—James G. McAlpine, Ph.D., Montgomery, has resigned as director of the state health department laboratories to return to his former home in Connecticut, it is reported.
Venereal Disease Control Center.—
An appropriation of $32,244 has been made available through the social security act to establish a venereal disease control center in southern California under the direction of Dr. George Parrish, health officer of Los Angeles. The program includes the employment of thirty-six persons as nurses, social workers and laboratory technicians.
Five Year Program of Graduate Education.—
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