—Dr. William Paul Holbrook, Tucson, recently gave the annual Ralph Pemberton memorial lecture before a joint meeting of the Philadelphia Rheumatism Society and the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation.—Dr. Lad R. Mezera, director of maternal and child health for the state department of public health, recently resigned to accept a similar position with the Kentucky State Health Department at Louisville.—Dr. David M. Solomon, Phoenix, was recently named to membership in the state board of public welfare.—Dr. R. Lee Foster, Phoenix, has been named editor-in-chief of Arizona Medicine.
Maricopa Academy of Medicine.
—The Maricopa County Medical Society recently opened its new headquarters, the Academy of Medicine, at 2025 N. Central St., Phoenix. The stucco structure, a former residence that has been remodeled, has offices, meeting rooms, a lounge, a 10,000 volume medical library, and employs a staff of 15. At the dedication services, Mr. Fred