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Maryland Manual, 1922
Volume 132, Page 17   View pdf image (33K)
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The State Board of Health, through its Bureau of Vital Statistics,
registers all marriages, divorces, births and deaths, occurring in Mary..
land, licenses and registers midwives, and regulates the transportation
of the dead.

Dr. Frederic V. Beitler, Chief, Baltimore, Maryland.

Through its Bureau of Communicable Diseases, receives from local
health officers, daily reports of infectious diseases. Investigates and
supervises the management of outbreaks of infectious diseases; makes
and enforces regulations concerning the control of infections diseases,
enforces the laws on notification of infectious diseases and the vacci-
nation law; and keeps a separate and confidential record of all cases
of tuberculosis.

Dr. Robert H. Riley, Chief, Baltimore.

Through its Bureau of Bacteriology and Bureau of Chemistry, as-
sists physicians in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infec-
tious diseases, determines the sanitary quality of drinking water, milk,
other food substances, and drugs; makes immunizing substences such
as anti-typhoid vaccine;, tests the efficiency of operations for the puri-
fication of water and the disinfection of sewage.

Dr. R. E. Salter, Chief, Bacteriologist, Baltimore.
Dr. W. W. Randall, Chief Chemist, Baltimore.

Through its Bureau of Sanitary Engineering, exercises supervision
over the purity of the waters of the State; examines all sewage and
water supply projects, and approves or amends them; can require local
authorities to install sewerage or water works, or to alter the con-
struction or operation of the same.

Robert B. Morse, Chief, Baltimore.

Through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, controls the purity
of foods and drugs, and inspects pharmacies, dairies, canneries, slaugh-
terhouses, markets and other places where foods are produced, gold,
manufactured or stored.

A. L. Sullivan, Commissioner, Baltimore.

Through its Deputy State Health Officers, exercises direct super-
vision over all matters affecting the public health in each of the sev-
eral sub-divisions of the State, known as Sanitary Districts, and com-
prising one, two or three counties.

Walter N. Kirkman, Chief, Baltimore.


Dr. Henry M. Fitzhugh, President.................................................Westminster
Albert S. Cook, Secretary-Treasurer....................................................... Towson
Miss Mary E.W. Risteau..Jarrettsville Stuart B. Janney.....................Garrison
Emory L. Coblentz................ Frederick Thomas H. Chambers...Federalsburg
Sterling Galt...................... Emmitsburg Dr. J. M. T. Pinney..............Baltimore


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