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News and Comment GENERAL NEWS Dr. Arvid Wallgren to Be Next Flexner Lecturer.—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., announces that Professor Arvid Wallgren, of Stockholm, Sweden, will be the next Abraham Flexner lecturer. Dr. Wallgren will arrive in the United States about March 1, 1949. In the fall of 1927, Mr. Bernard Flexner, of New York city, gave $50,000 to Vanderbilt University for the purpose of establishing the Abraham Flexner Lectureship in the School of Medicine. This lectureship is awarded every two years to a scientist of outstanding attainment who shall spend as much as two months in residence in association with either a department of a fundamental science or a clinical branch. Previous lecturers have been: Dr. Heinrich Poll, director of the Institute of Anatomy of the University of Hamburg, GermanySir William B. Hardy, director of the Low Temperature Research Station at the University of Cambridge, EnglandDr. Francis R. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American journal of diseases of children American Medical Association

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1948 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0096-8994
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1948.02030030575010
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Abstract

GENERAL NEWS Dr. Arvid Wallgren to Be Next Flexner Lecturer.—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., announces that Professor Arvid Wallgren, of Stockholm, Sweden, will be the next Abraham Flexner lecturer. Dr. Wallgren will arrive in the United States about March 1, 1949. In the fall of 1927, Mr. Bernard Flexner, of New York city, gave $50,000 to Vanderbilt University for the purpose of establishing the Abraham Flexner Lectureship in the School of Medicine. This lectureship is awarded every two years to a scientist of outstanding attainment who shall spend as much as two months in residence in association with either a department of a fundamental science or a clinical branch. Previous lecturers have been: Dr. Heinrich Poll, director of the Institute of Anatomy of the University of Hamburg, GermanySir William B. Hardy, director of the Low Temperature Research Station at the University of Cambridge, EnglandDr. Francis R.

Journal

American journal of diseases of childrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1948

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