Cleft Palate Clinic.
—The University of California College of Dentistry at the Medical Center, San Francisco, has initiated a cleft palate consultation for children, under the direction of Charles S. Lipp, D.D.S., Oakland, associate professor in the college of dentistry. Family dentists and physicians may refer their cleft palate patients for evaluation of mouth defects, and parents can bring their children directly to the clinic for consultation. Information may be obtained from Dr. Lipp, College of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco 22.
—Three faculty members at the University of California medical center, San Francisco, retired July 1. Dr. Karl F. Meyer, D.V.M., Ph.D., LL.D., director of the Hooper Foundation since 1921, has been affiliated with the university since 1913. He is credited with developing methods of controlling botulism when it threatened the California canning industry 30 years ago, and he also played a major role in