Dr. Dodd to Head Pediatric Department.—
Dr. Katherine Dodd, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Cinncinati College of Medicine, has been appointed professor of pediatrics and head of the department at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, Little Rock.
At a recent meeting of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Dr. Norman M. Shure, Los Angeles, was elected president and Dr. Ben C. Eisenberg, Beverly Hills, secretarytreasurer.
Radioactive Cobalt Chamber at U. C. L. A.—
Installation of a new radioactive cobalt (Co60) chamber in the Atomic Energy Project on the Los Angeles campus of the University of California was announced Feb. 18. Weighing more than eight tons, the chamber is constructed mainly of 8 1/2 in. lead. The Co60 source has an intensity of 100 curies, with a radiation output equivalent to about 100 gm. of radium. Made at the atomic