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JAMA. 1914;LXII(17):1337-1344. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02560420043023.
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Personal.  —Dr. Russell M. Cunningham, former lieutenant-governor of Alabama and founder of the Cunningham Infirmary, Ensley, has been elected health officer of Birmingham, vice Dr. Robert Nelson, retired.—Dr. Jesse E. Robins has been appointed health officer of Ensley.

Jerome Cochran Lecture.  —At the meeting of the Medical Society of the State of Alabama at Montgomery, the Jerome Cochran lecture, established in 1898 in memory of Dr. Jerome Cochran, first health officer of Alabama, was delivered by Dr. Frank W. Smithies, Chicago, on "Contributions of the Twentieth Century to the Better Understanding of Gastric Cancer."


New Society.  —The Los Angeles Obstetric Society was organized March 25, with an initial membership of forty-seven. Dr. Titian J. Coffey was elected president, and Dr. George E. Malsbary, secretary.

Personal.  —Dr. Merrill W. Hill, Redlands, was seriously injured in a collision between his automobile and another motor


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