The Veteran Population.—
The following information appears in the Dec. 31, 1957, Statistical Summary of VA Activities:
Dr. Linus A. Zink will succeed Dr. Frank B. Brewer as assistant chief medical director for operations in the VA at Washington, D. C. Dr. Brewer is to retire March 31, 1958, after 41 years of federal service.
Consultants Visit Medical Installations.—
Dr. Edgar J. Poth, professor of surgery at the University of Texas Medical School, recently visited U. S. Air Force Medical Service installations in Japan, Okinawa, and the Philippine Islands, where he rendered consultant services and conducted lectures.Dr. Joe C. Rude, chief of radiology, University of Texas Medical School, recently visited Air Force Medical Service installations in Germany, France, England, Morocco, and Libya, where he conducted lectures and teaching sessions. Dr. Rude presented a paper, "Radiographic Contributions to the Diagnosis of Acute Abdominal Conditions," at