SECRETARY OF DEFENSE
COMMITTEE TO ADVISE ARMED FORCES
Secretary of Defense Forrestal has announced the appointment of a committee which will advise the armed forces on medical policies and programs. The members of this committee, which will succeed the Hawley Committee, are Charles P. Cooper, president, Board of Trustees, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, chairman; Drs. Maurice C. Pincoffs, Baltimore; Edward D. Churchill, Boston; Richard L. Meiling, Columbus, Ohio; Howard A. Rusk, New York; Paul Titus, Pittsburgh; Paul Hawley, Chicago; Michael DeBakey, Houston, Texas; Raymond B. Allen, Seattle, Wash.; Walter H. Schere, D.D.S., Houston, Texas, and the three surgeons general.
WOMEN'S MEDICAL SPECIALIST CORPS
Training courses to qualify applicants for appointment in the Women's Medical Specialist Corps of the Regular Army will be offered beginning in September 1949. The training program will include a dietetic internship, a physical therapy training course and an occupational therapy clinical affiliation. The