(Physicians will confer a favor by sending for this department items of news of more or less general interest; such as relate to society activities, new hospitals, education, public health, etc.)
—Dr. Marvin Z. Westervelt, Litchfield, has associated himself with the surgical department of the Winchester Arms Company, New Haven.—Dr. Ralph B. Cox, Collinsville, has been appointed health officer, succeeding Dr. George F. Lewis, who resigned after twenty-three years of service. —Dr. Carrie North Stevens, West Cornwall, has been appointed health officer of Goshen.
New Bureau of Laboratories.
—Dr. Charles J. Bartlett, New Haven, director of the pathologic laboratory, Yale University, has been appointed director of the bureau of laboratories of the state department of health, succeeding Prof. Herbert W. Conn, deceased.—P. E. Bransfield, Ira D. Joel, Ira V. Hiscock and George E. Stookey, who were assistants to Professor Conn, have been appointed to similar positions by the