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APPENDIX A

Consultants in Medicine in the Various Commands of the U.S. Army in World War II

Service Commands

    First:

         Col. George P. Denny, MC

    Second:

        Col. Herrman L. Blumgart, MC

        Col. Garfield G. Duncan, MC

    Third:

       Col. Thomas Fitz-Hugh, Jr., MC

       Col. John Minor, MC

       Col. Roy H. Turner, MC

   Fourth:
        Col. F. Dennette Adams, MC</>

        Col. Henry M. Thomas, Jr., MC

        Lt. Col. Richard P. Stetson, MC

    Fifth:

        Col. F. Dennette Adams, MC

        Col. Walter B. Martin, MC

        Col. Johnson McGuire, MC

    Sixth:

        Col. Irving S. Wright, MC

        Col. Alexander Marble, MC

        Lt. Col. Myles P. Baker, MC

    Seventh:

        Col. Edgar van Nuys Allen, MC

    Eighth:

        Col. Walter Bauer, MC

        Col. Alexander Marble, MC

    Ninth:

        Col. Roger O. Egeberg, MC

        Col. Verne R. Mason, MC

        Col. Irving S. Wright, MC

Mediterranean Theater of Operations:

    Col. Perrin H. Long, MC

European Theater of Operations:

    Col. William S. Middleton, MC, Chief Medical Consultant

    Col. Yale Kneeland, Jr., MC

    Col. Donald M. Pillsbury, MC

    Col. Lloyd J. Thompson, MC

    Lt. Col. Theodore L. Badger, MC

    Lt. Col. Gordon E. Hein, MC

Base Sections:

    Brittany:  

Col. O. Currier McEwen, MC
 Delta:</>      

Lt. Col. Frederick W. Fitz, MC

    Normandy: 

Lt. Col. Theodore L. Badger, MC

    Oise:

            Col. Richard M. McKean, MC

            Lt. Col. Putnam C. Lloyd, MC

    United Kingdom:

            Col. Vale Kneeland, Jr., MC

            Lt. Col. Laurence B. Ellis, MC

    Hospital Centers:

        12th:

            Lt. Col. Arthur D. Nichol, MC

        15th:

            Lt. Col. Linn F. Cooper, MC

            Lt. Cot. Donald T. Chamberlain, MC

        801st:

            Lt. Col. Elton H. Blaisdell, MC

        802d:

            Lt. Col. Henry P. Colmore, MC

        803d:

            Lt. Col. Donald T. Chamberlain, MC

            Lt. Col. Carl H. Wise, MC

        804th:

            Lt. Col. Frederick Kellogg, MC

            Lt. Col. Herbert W. Rathe, MC

        805th:

            Lt. Col. Laurence B. Ellis, MC

            Lt. Col. Carl H. Fortune

            Lt. Col. Elbert L. Persons, MC

        807th:

            Lt. Col. Bernard A. Watson, MC

       809th:

            Capt. Phillip W. Morgan, MC

        813th:

            Lt. Col. Robert S. Baldwin, MC

            Lt. Col. James S. Strang, MC

        814th:

            Lt. Col. Stanley C. W. Fahlstrom, MC

        815th:

            Lt. Col. Benjamin I. Ashe, MC

        818th:

            Lt. Col. Benjamin H. Rutledge, MC

        819th:

            Lt. Col. James S. Strang, MC

        820th:

            Lt. Cot. Putnam C. Lloyd, MC

Southwest Pacific Area:

    Col. Maurice C. Pincoffs, MC

    Col. Benjamin M. Baker, MC

    Col. Henry M. Thomas, Jr., MC

    Col. Roy H. Turner, MC

    Col. Eugene C. Eppinger, MC

    Col. Joseph M. Hayman, Jr., MC

    Lt. Col. John V. Ambler, MC

    Lt. Col. Myles P. Baker, MC

    Lt. Col. Frederick T. Billings, Jr., MC

    Lt. Col. Maurice A. Schnitker, MC

South Pacific Area:

    Col. Benjamin M. Baker, MC

    Col. Edward G. Billings, MC

Central Pacific Area:

    Col. Verne H. Mason, MC

India-Burma theater:

    Col. Herrman L. Blumgart, MC

Field Armies:

    First U.S. Army, European theater:

        Col. Neil L. Crone, MC

    Third U.S. Army, European theater:

        Lt. Col. Nathan Weil, Jr., MC

    Fifth U.S. Army, Mediterranean theater:

        Lt. Col. Douglas Donald, MC

    Sixth U.S. Army, 1 Pacific:

        Col. Garfield G. Duncan, MC

        Col. Harrison J. Shull, MC

    Seventh U. S. Army, Mediterranean and European theaters:

        Lt. Col. Guy H. Gowen, MC

    Eighth U.S. Army, Pacific:

        Col. Worth B. Daniels, MC

        Lt. Col. Robert C. Kimbrough, Jr., MC

    Ninth U.S. Army, European theater:

        Lt. Col. John B. McKee, MC

    Tenth U.S. Army, Pacific:

        Col. Walter B. Martin, MC

    Fifteenth U.S. Army, European theater

        Lt. Col. Carter Smith, MC

1 Col. Henry M. Thomas, Jr .,M C, on permanent duty with U.S. Army Forces, Services of Supply, Southwest Pacific Area, as Consultant in Medicine, spent much time on a temporary duty status serving with the Sixth, U.S. Army between the tenures of Colonels Duncan and Shull.

APPENDIX B

Programs of Conferences of Medical Consultants in the Zone of Interior 1943, 1944, and 1945

MEETING OF SERVICE COMMAND CONSULTANTS IN MEDICINE AND NEUROPSYCHIATRY, OFFICE OF THE SURGEON GENERAL, WASHINGTON, D.C.

25 and 26 October 1943

AGENDA

MONDAY, 25 OCTOBER 1943

9:00 am., joint meeting, room 826

    1. Meeting opened by - Brig. Gen,. Hugh J. Morgan, Chief Consultant in Medicine, presiding

    2. Greetings - Maj. Gen. Norman T. Kirk, The Surgeon General

     3. Introduction of Maj. Gen. George F. Lull, the Deputy Surgeon General
        Maj. Gen. David N. W. Grant, the Air Surgeon</>

        Maj. Gen. Albert W. Kenner, Assistant to The Surgeon General

        Brig. Gen. Charles C. Hillman, Chief, Professional Service

        Brig. Gen. Fred W. Rankin, Chief Consultant in Surgery

        Brig. Gen. James S. Simmons, Director, Preventive Medicine Division

        Brig. Gen. Raymond W. Bliss, Chief, Operations Service

        Col. James H. Hudnall, MC, Chief, Personnel Service

        Col. William E. Shambora, MC, Surgeon, Army Ground Forces

        Col. Arden Freer, MC, Director, Medical Division

10:30 am.

    The first 5 minutes of discussion of each of the following special topics will be devoted to a general statement, after which free discussion by members of the group is invited.

4. Reconditioning of patients

    Discussion - Maj. Walter E. Barton, MC, Director, Reconditioning Division

                        Lt. Col. Howard A. Husk, MC, Chief, Convalescent and Rehabilitation Branch, Office of the Air Surgeon

                        Col. Derrick T. Vail, MC, Chief Consultant in Ophthalmology, European Theater of Operations

                        Col. Rex L. Diveley, MC, Chief Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery, European Theater of Operations

5. Psychological preparation of the patient for return to duty or for discharge to civil life

    Discussion - Col. Franklin C. Ebaugh, MC, Consultant in Neuropsychiatry, Eighth Service Command

12:00 noon, adjournment for lunch

1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m-separate meetings

    Meeting of consultants in medicine, room 826

    Meeting of consultants in neuropsychiatry, room 1125

TUESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 1943

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, separate meetings

    Meeting of consultants in medicine, room 826

    Meeting of consultants in neuropsychiatry, room 1125

12:00 noon, adjournment for lunch

1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., joint meeting, room 826

    1. Meeting opened by Cot. Roy D. Holloran, MC, Chief Consultant in Neuropsychiatry, presiding

    The first 5 minutes of discussion of each of the following special topics will be devoted to a general statement, after which free discussion by members of the group is invited.

    2. Functions of the service command consultant; his relationship to the Surgeon General s Office, to the Ground Forces, to the Air Forces, and to the ports of embarkation

    Discussion - Brig. Gen. Charles C. Hillman, Chief Professional Service

3. Disposition of patients

    Discussion - Col. Arden Freer, MC, Director, Medical Division

        a. Return to duty

        b. Retirement

        c. Certificate of Disability for Discharge

        d. Section VIII

        e. Section X

4. Medical Department personnel

    Discussion - Lt. Col. William C. Menninger, MC, Chief Consultant in Neuropsychiatry, Fourth Service Command

        a. Relationship of consultants to assignment of medical officer personnel

        b. Camp surgeons

        c. Assignment of personnel to oversea units

        d. Medical officers; chiefs of services and sections

        e. Enlisted men

        f. Nurses

        g. MAC officers and civilian secretaries

        h. Promotions

        i. Duty hours for medical personnel

5. Education

     Discussion - Col. Walter Bauer, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Eighth Service Command

        a. Libraries

        b. Educational exercises

        c. Ward rounds

        d. Clinical pathological conferences

        e. Journal climbs

          f. X-ray and laboratory conferences

6. Collection and exchange of medical information within the Medical Department
   
    Discussion - Lt. Col. Harrison J. Shull, MC, Medicine Branch, Office of the Surgeon General

        a. Formal and informal reports of consultants

        b. Overseas reports

        c. Surgeon General s Office circular letters and War Department Circulars

        d. The Bulletin of the U.S. Army Medical Department

        e. Meeting of chiefs of services within service commands

        f. Medical statistics and nomenclature of diseases

7. Induction station problems

    Discussion - Lt. Col. Esmond H. Long, MC, Chief, Medicine Branch, Office of the Surgeon General

        a. Qualifications of examining personnel

        b. Evaluation of efficiency of examination

        c. Differences in service commands

        d. Relation of C.D.D. s to induction

        e. Special difficult medical problems

AGENDA FOR ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

    The first 5 minutes of each special topic listed on these round table discussions will be devoted to a general statement, after which free discussion by members of the group is invited.

MONDAY, 25 OCTOBER 1943

1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., room 826

    Brig. Gen. Hugh J. Morgan, Chief Consultant in Medicine, presiding

1:30 p.m.

1. Professional service in Army hospitals
   
    Discussion - Col. Walter Bauer, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Eighth Service Command

        a. Adequacy of personnel

        b. Histories; physical examinations; use of laboratory and X-ray facilities and their interpretation; records

        c. Therapy, including sulfonamides

        d. Dietetics

        e. Psychological aspects of the patient s illness

        f. Length of hospitalization

3:00 p.m.

2. Methods used in carrying out duties of service command consultants

   
    Discussion - Lt. Col. E. V. Allen, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Seventh Service Command

        a. Present difficulties

        b. Suggestions for improvement

4:00 p.m.

3. Tropical diseases

     Discussion - Lt. Col. Francis R. Dieuaide, MC, Medicine Branch, Office of the Surgeon General

        a. Malaria: Treatment; epidemiology; policies; studies

        b. Filariasis: Policies; studies

4:30 p.m.

4. Clinical investigation in Army Medical Department

    Discussion - Lt. Col. Herrman L. Blumgart, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Second Service Command

        a. Opportunities; policies

        b. Penicillin: What medical diseases need further investigation in the Army? Present status of its distribution and use in Army hospitals

        c. War prisoners: Studies of diseases in this group

TUESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 1943

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, room 826

    Brig. Gen. Hugh J. Morgan, Chief Consultant in Medicine, presiding

9:00 a.m.

1. Epidemiological aspects of certain diseases as they relate to medical practice

    Discussion - Lt. Col. Verne R. Mason, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Ninth Service Command

        a. Rheumatic fever

        b. Upper respiratory infections

        c. Diphtheria

        d. Streptococcal infections; scarlet fever

        e. Meningococcal infections; sulfonamide prophylaxis

        f. Malaria

        g. Rickettsial diseases

        h. Filariasis

10:00 a.m.

2. Laboratory and X-ray services

    Discussion - Lt. Col. F. Dennette Adams, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Fourth Service Command

        a. Equipment

        b. Adequacy of personnel

        c. Rh serum

11:00 a.m.

3. Venereal diseases

    Discussion - Lt. Col. T. B. Turner, MC, Venereal Disease Control Branch, Office of the Surgeon General

11:30 a.m.

4. The use of outpatient departments, receiving wards, and Army dispensaries

    Discussion - Col. Walter B. Martin, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Fifth Service Command

CONFERENCE OF NEUROPSYCHIATRIC CONSULTANTS

MONDAY, 25 OCTOBER 1943

    Col. Roy D. Halloran, MC, Chief Consultant in Neuropsychiatry, presiding

1:30 p.m. - Plans and policies of the Neuropsychiatry Branch.

                   Visit of Brigadier Rees; division neuropsychiatrists; office policy regarding special subjects; personnel; training; reports of inspections.  Lt. Col. Malcolm J. Farrell, MC

2:00 p.m. - Induction problems.

                   Plans of Selective Service System; report of special committee; special problems, personnel; role of psychologist. Lt. Col. Douglas A. Thom, MC, and Maj. Wilfred Bloomberg, MC

2:30 p.m. - Preventive psychiatry.

                   Screening; mental hygiene units; morale; ideology; malingering; statistics. 1st Lt. John W. Appel, MC

3:15 p.m. - Neurology.

      Need for supervision; coordination between other sections; personnel; greater stress on importance; need for neuropsychiatric officers to be more neurologically astute; diagnostic procedures; management. Maj. William H. Everts, MC

4:00 p.m. - Treatment.

                   Psychotherapy; shock therapy; occupational therapy; management of cases; rehahilitatioms; responsibilities of section officers. Lt. Col. William C. Menninger, MC

4:30 p.m. - General discussion.

TUESDAY, 26 OCTOBER 1943

9:00 a.m. - Special neuropsychiatric problems in the service command.

                   What types do well in Army; consultations; advisability of a second screening; educational methods; nomenclature. Col. Franklin G. Ebaugh, MC

10:00 a.m. - Meeting with Maj. Gen. F. H. Osborn, Director, Special Service Division.

11:30 a.m. - General discussion.

CONFERENCE OF MILITARY AND CIVILIAN CONSULTANTS IN MEDICINE
ASHFORD GENERAL HOSPITAL, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA

</>30 and 31 October 1944

SUNDAY, 29 OCTOBER 1944

7:30 p.m. - The Use of Specialized Personnel on Medical Services of Army Hospitals. - Brig. Gen. Hugh J. Morgan, Chief Consultant in Medicine

                   Discussion:

                    Are personnel allotments of specialized personnel in medicine in Army hospitals adequate?

                    Classification of professional personnel (War Department Circular 232 (1944) and War Department Technical Manual 12-406).

                    Role of service command consultant in assignment of specialized personnel.

                    Exchange of information regarding specialized personnel between service command consultants and the Medical Consultants Division.

                    What are the specialized personnel needs in the service commands?

                    Exchange of personnel within the service commands.

                    How can qualified personnel returning from overseas be most effectively assigned to service command installations?

                    Comments in consultants reports regarding professional classification and performance of specialized personnel.

MONDAY, 30 OCTOBER 1944

8:30 a.m. - Greetings - Maj. Gen. Norman T. Kirk, The Surgeon General

                    Hospital functions in the Zone of Interior (Dispensaries; station hospitals; regional hospitals; named general hospitals; convalescent facilities                                                                                                       - Brig. Gen. Raymond W. Bliss, Chief of Operations Service, SGO (30 min.)

                    Discussion

9:15 a.m. - Problems of hospitalization_- Dr. Eli Ginzberg, Special Assistant to Director, Hospital Division, SGO (30 min.)

                   Transfer of patients between hospitals in the Zone of Interior.

                   What kind of medical service is needed at hospitals where the work is predominantly surgical?

                   Anticipated bed needs in hospitals designated for medicine.

                   Diagnoses, sorting and distribution of patients from debarkation hospitals.

                   Specialized general hospitals.

                   What can the consultants do to help?

                    Discussion (60 min.)

10:45 a.m. - Recess

11:00 a.m. - Economy of Hospitalization

                    Most effective use of dispensaries_Col. Walter Bauer, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Eighth Service Command (10 min.)

                    The O Reilly General Plan - Col. E. V. Allen, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Seventh Service Command (10 min.)

                    Discussion (20 min.)

12:00 noon - Lunch

1:00 p.m. - Organization of the Reconditioning and Rehabilitation Program_Col. Augustus Thorndike, MC, Director, Reconditioning Division, SGO (15 min.)

                   Flow of patients - Class IV, III, II, I.

                   Supplementary report of reconditioning in Weekly Health Report.

                   Special reconditioning program at rheumatic fever center and tropical disease center.

                   Convalescent hospital program.

                   Relationship of the consultants in medicine to the reconditioning program.

                   Discussion (30 min.)

1:45 p.m. - The Venereal Disease Program of the Army - Lt. Col. Thomas H. Sternberg, MC, Director, Venereal Disease Control Division, SGO (15 min.)

                    Discussion (30 min.)

2:30 p.m. - Recess

2:45 p.m. - Sulfadiazine Prophylaxis in Upper Respiratory Infections

                   Experiences in Army Air Forces - Col. W. P. Holbrook, MC, Chief of Professional Service, AAF, Office of the Air Surgeon (20 min.)

                   Medical Department policy. - Lt. Col. Thomas G. Ward, MC, Director, Epidemiology Division, SGO (10 min.)

                   Discussion (30 min.)

6:00 p.m. - Dinner

TUESDAY, 31 OCTOBER 1944

8:30 a.m. - Rheumatic Fever

                  Present policies - Lt. Col. Roy H. Turner, MC, Chief, Communicable Disease Treatment Branch, SGO (15 min.)

                  Results of research in rheumatic fever in the Army Air Forces - Col. W. P. Holbrook, MC, Chief of Professional Service, AAF (15 min.)

                  Discussion (30 min.)

9:30 a.m. - Skin Diseases in the Army

                    Experience in the European Theater of Operations. - Col. Donald M. Pillsbury, MC, Consultant in Dermatology, European Theater of Operations (15 min.)

                    A lichen planus-like syndrome - Dr. John H. Stokes, Consultant in Dermatology to The Surgeon General (15 min.)

                    Consultants in dermatology within service commands - Lt. Col. Harrison J. Shull, MC, Chief, General Medicine Branch, SGO (10 min.)

                    Discussion (30 min.)

10:30 a.m. - Recess

10:45 a.m. - What can be done in the Way of Clinical Investigatioms in Army Hospitals -                                                                                              Lt. Col. Herrman L. Blumgart, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Second Service Command (15 min.)

                    Discussion (15 min.)

11:15 a.m. - Problems of C.D.D. and Retirement - Col. Arden Freer, MC, Chief, Professional Administrative Service, SGO (30 min.)

                    (Disability separations from the service; retirement proceedings in general; retirement proceedings, medical officers; CDD proceedings,

general; CDD proceedings in connection with WD Circular 370; CDD proceedings at separation centers; redistribution stations)

                    Discussion (30 min.)

12:15 p.m. - Lunch

1:15 p.m. - Tropical Diseases in the Army - Lt. Col. Francis R. Dieuaide, MC, Chief, Tropical Disease Treatment Branch, SGO (20 min.)

                   The Tropical Disease Center - Lt. Col. Joseph M. Hayman, Jr., MC, Chief of Medical Service, Moore General Hospital, Swannanoa, N.C. (10 min.)

                    Discussion (30 min.)

2:15 p.m. - Followup Reports of Patients Transferred from one Hospital to another - Col. Walter Bauer, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Eighth Service Command (5 min.)

                  Discussion (15 min.)

2:35 p.m. - A Statement Relative to the history (Medical Department) of World War II - Brig. Gen. Hugh J. Morgan (15 min.)

                  Discussion (30 min.)

3:20 p.m. - Recess

3:30 p.m. - Other Professional or Administrative Problems (open discussion)

ADJOURN

MEETING OF MILITARY AND CIVILIAN CONSULTANTS IN MEDICINE

ENGLAND GENERAL HOSPITAL, ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY

3 and 4 August 1945

FRIDAY, 3 AUGUST 1945

Morning Session

9:00 a.m. Introductory remarks - Maj. Gen. Norman T. Kirk, The Surgeon General

                Welcome - Brig. Gen. Charles M. Walson, Surgeon, Second Service Command

                Col. Sidney L. Chappell, MC, Commanding Officer, England General Hospital

                Problems of internal medicine in convalescent hospitals and hospital centers - Col. Alexander Marble, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Sixth Service Command

                The Operations Service, Office of the Surgeon General - Brig. Gen. Raymond W. Bliss, Chief

                The Resources Analysis Division, Office of the Surgeon General - Dr. Eli Ginzberg, Director

Luncheon

Afternoon Session

1:00 p.m. - The Professional Administrative Service, Office of the Surgeon General- Col. Arden Freer, MC, Chief

                   The correlation of laboratories with medical services - Brig. Gen. J. S. Simmons, Chief, Preventive Medicine Service, SGO

                   Chemoprophylaxis - Brig. Gen. S. Bayne-Jones, Deputy Chief, Preventive Medicine Service, SGO

                   The relationship of veterinary medicine to Army medical problems - Brig. Gen. R. A. Kelser, Chief Consultant in Veterinary Medicine

                   Penicillin (present status of therapy with remarks on new methods of administration, - Col. John Minor, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Third Service Command

                   Streptomycin - Brig. Gen. Hugh J. Morgan, Chief Consultant in Medicine

Evening Session

    General discussion of medical problems of interest to military and civilian consultants

SATURDAY, 4 AUGUST 1945

Morning Session

8:30 a.m. - Tropical diseases, introductory comments (malaria, schistosomiasis, filariasis, amebic dysentery, cutaneous diphtheria, etc.) - Lt. Col.Francis R. Dieuaide, MC, Chief,

                   Tropical Disease Treatment Branch, Medical Consultants Division, SGO

                  General discussion of each topic

Luncheon

Afternoon. Session

1:00 p.m. - Lichen planus - Maj. Clarenice S. Livingood, MC, Consultant in Dermatology, Medical Consultants Division, SGO

                  The hepatitis problem - Maj. Richard B. Capps, MC, Chief of Medical Service, DeWitt General Hospital

                  Methods for followup of medical deaths - Cot. Walter Bauer, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Eighth Service Command

                  Psychosomatic medicine on general medical wards - Col. William C. Menninger, MC, Chief Consultant in Neuropsychiatry

                  Concluding remarks - Brig. Gen. Hugh J. Morgan

APPENDIX C

Civilian Consultants in Medicine During World War II

Name

Civilian position.

Specialty

Amberson, J. Burns, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York. N.Y.

Tuberculosis

Boyd, Mark F., M.D.

Staff, International Health Division, Rockefeller Foundation, New York, N.Y.

Tropical diseases.

Brown, Harold W., M.D.

Professor of Parasitotogy, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y.</>

Tropical diseases.

Burch, George E., M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La.

Peripheral vascular diseases.

Cooke, Robert A., M.D.

Consultant Physician and Director, Institute of Allergy, Roosevelt Hospital, New York, N.Y.

Allergy.

Frazier, Chester N., M.D.

Professor of Dermatology and Syphilology University of Texas School of Medicine, </>Galveston, Tex.

Dermatology.

Hoagland, Charles L., M.D.

Associate, Rockefeller Institute, The Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute Medical Research, New York, N.Y.

Hepatic diseases.

Hopkins, J. Gardner, M.D.

Professor of Dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians Surgeons, New York, N.Y.

Dermatology.

Jones, Chester M., M.D.

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Gastroenterology</>.

Keefer, Chester S., M.D.

Wade Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., and Medical Administrative Officer Committee on Medical Research, Office of Scientific Research and Development.

Chemotherapy.

Levy, Rogert L., M.D.

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, N.Y.

Cardiovascular diseases.

MacLeod, Colin M., M.D.

Professor of Bacteriology, New York University College of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Infectious diseases.

Meleney, Henry E., M.D.

Hermann M. Biggs, Professor of Preventive Medicine, New York University, College of Medicine, New York, N.Y.</>

Tropical diseases.

Palmer, Walter L., M.D.

Professor of Medicine, The School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

Gastroenterology.

Rackemann, Francis M., M.D.

Lecturer in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Allergy.

Shannon, James A., M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, New York University College of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Tropical diseases.

Smith, Charles E., M.D.

Professor of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, San Francisco, Calif.

Infectious diseases.

Stokes, John H., M.D.

Director, Institute for Control of Syphilis, and Professor, Emeritus, Cutaneous, Medicine and Syphitology, University of Pennsylvania </>School of Medicine and Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Dermatology.

Thomas, Caroline B., M.D.

Associate in Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.

Infectious diseases.

Tillett, William S., M.D.

Professor of Medicine, New York University, College of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

Reconditioning.

Waring, James J., M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, University  of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Col.

Tuberculosis.

Watson, Cecil J., M.D.

Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota College, of Medicine and Surgery, Minneapolis, Minn.</>

Hepatic diseases.

Watson, Robert B., M.D.

Principal Malariologist, Tennessee Valley Authority, Chattanooga, Tenn., and Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Medicine,</> Memphis, Tenn.

Tropical diseases.

White, Paul D., M.D.

Lecturer in Medicine, Harvard Medical Cardiovascular School, Boston, Mass.

Cardiovascular diseases.

Wood, W. Barry, Jr., M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.

Infectious diseases.

 

APPENDIX D

Program of Conference on Internal Medicine in the Ninth Service Command, Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, Calif., 7 and 8 November 1945

Wednesday, 7 November 1945

MORNING SESSION

Presiding - Col. Irving S. Wright, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Ninth Service Command

0815 Address of Welcome -

     Brig. Gen. Charles C. Hillman, Comnmamsding General, Letterman General Hospital

<>    The Significance of Medical Services in the Hospitals of the Ninth Service Command - Col. Luther H. Moore, MC, Surgeon, Ninth Service Command </><>   
    The Plan and Objective of This Conference - Col. Irving S. Wright, MC

</>0930 Panel Discussion on Hepatitis -

    Dr. Cecil J. Watson, Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, and Consultant in Hepatic Diseases to The Surgeon General, Chairman

    Col. F. Dennette Adams, MC, Consultant in Medicine, Fourth Service Command

    Capt. Albert M. Snell, MC, USNR, Chief, Medical Service, Oak Knoll Naval Hospital

    Lt. Col. Frank B. Queen, MC, Chief, Laboratory Service, Bushnell General Hospital

    Maj. Richard B. Capps, MC, Chief, Medical Service, DeWitt General Hospital

    Maj. Roger W. Robinson, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Bushnell General Hospital

1200 Luncheon

AFTERNOON SESSION

Presiding - Col. Edgar Durbiis, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Madigan General Hospital

1315 Panel Discussioms on Diphtheria - Skin, Facial and Postdiphtheritic Paralyses, Diphtheritic Myocarditis - Maj. Clarence S. Livingood, MC, Consultant in Dermatology, Office of the Surgeon General, Chairman</>

           Lt. Col. William C. Spalding, MC, Chief, Medical Branch, Letterman General Hospital

           Maj. James M. Bazemore, MC, Medical Service, Moore General Hospital

           Maj. Herbert S. Gaskill, MC, Neuropsychiatric Consultants Division, Office of the Surgeon General

           Maj. John J. Sampson, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Baxter General Hospital

           Maj. Calvin F. Kay, MC, Chief, Medical Section, ASF Regional Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga.

1445 Panel Discussion on Rheumatic Fever -

        Maj. Ephraim P. Engleman, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Torney General Hospital, Chairman

        Lt. Col. George H. Houck, MC, Air Force Regional Consultant in Medicine

        Lt. Comdr. G. C. Griffith, MC, USNR, Assistant Director of Cardiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

        Capt. Jules C. Welch, MC, Rheumatic Fever Section, Birmingham General Hospital

1700 Dedication of Letterman Swimming Pool

1715 Aquacade, Featuring Ann Curtis, Swimming Champion of the Year and Winner of the A.A.U. Medal as Outstanding Athlete for the Year 1945

1830 Dinner, Letterman Club

Thursday, 8 November 1945

MORNING SESSION

Presiding - Lt. Cob. Orlando B. Mayer, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Barnes General Hospital

0815 Panel Discussion on Coccidioidomycosis -

         Dr. Charles E. Smith, Professor, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Chairman

         Maj. Norman Nixon, MC, Chief, Medical Service, AAF Regional and Convalescent Hospital, Santa Ana Army Air Base

         Maj. David M. Goldstein, MC, Chief, Communicable Diseases Section, Letterman General Hospital

         Maj. Edward J. Denenholz, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Hammond General Hospital

        Capt. Edward G. Whiting, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Lemoore Army Air Field

0930 Panel Discussion on Lichenoid and Allied Skin Diseases -

         Maj. Clarence S. Livingood, MC, Consultant in Dermatology, Office of the Surgeon General, Chairman

         Maj. Thomas W. Nisbet, MC, Chief, Dermatology Section, Letterman General Hospital

         Maj. John A. Hookey, MC, Chief, Dermatology Section, Torney General Hospital

         Maj. James M. Bazemore, MC, Medical Service, Moore Generat Hospital

1045 Discussion of the Role and a Tour of the Debarkation Hospital -

         Brig. Gen. Charles C. Hiltman

1200 Luncheon

AFTERNOON SESSION

Presiding - Lt. Col. E. Richmond Ware, MC, Chief, Medical Service, Oakland Regional Hospital

1315 The Health Survey of Repatriated American Prisoners of War From the Far East -

         Col. Irving S. Wright, MC, Coordinating Officer of Health Survey

1415 Panel Discussion on Psychotherapy as a Technique in Internal Medicine -

         Col. Lauren H. Smith, MC, Consultant in Neuropsychiatry, Ninth Service Command, Chairman

         Maj. Clarence H. Godard, MC, Chief, Neuropsychiatric Service, Letterman General Hospital

         Maj. Herbert S. Gaskill, MC, Neuropsychiatric Consultants Division, Office of the Surgeon General

1515 Panel Discussion on Virus and Rickettsial Diseases -

         Experience in the Ninth Service Command - Recent Advancements -

         Col. Francis E. Council, MC, Chief, NSC Laboratory, Presidio of Monterey, Calif., Chairman

         Capt. Alfred L. Florman, MC, NSC Laboratory, Presidio of Monterey, Calif.

         Dr. William MeD. Hammon, Consultant to Secretary of War on Neurotropic Viruses and Encephalitis

        Maj. Stanley J. Carpenter, SnC, NSC Laboratory, Presidio of Monterey, Calif.

Concluding Remarks - Col. Irving S. Wright, MC