State Medical Election.—
The Arkansas Medical Society has recently installed Dr. T. Duel Brown, Little Rock, president; Dr. Louis K. Hundley, Pine Bluff, president-elect; Dr. John W. Smith, Little Rock, treasurer; and Dr. John J. Monfort, Batesville, secretary.
Dr. Frederick M. Kriete, assistant chief of preventive medical services with the State Health Department, has been appointed deputy state health director. The position was created at the last session of the Legislature. Dr. Kriete has been with the department since 1947.
Grants for Heart Disease Research.—
Allocations totaling $221,669 for heart disease research have been announced by the Los Angeles County Heart Association. The grants are for support of 34 projects at Southern California School of Medicine, University of California Medical Center, College of Medical Evangelists, the Veterans Administration Center, and Cedars of Lebanon, Children's, and Los Angeles County hospitals. The majority of the studies are concerned with