Medicine: At Rockefeller Hospital

On April 30 Dr. Rufus Cole, director of the hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, reached the age of 65—time for a major Rockefeller Institute executive to retire. The Institute had Dr. Cole's successor, Dr. Thomas Milton Rivers, 48, who had worked there for 15 years, all ready. The shift was formally announced last week.

Dr. Cole's original researches in Medicine were on gonorrhea, a disease which is now being dramatically conquered by means of dyes and heat (TIME, May 17). He soon turned to typhoid, then to pneumonia. He has concentrated...

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