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When Kent Saltonstall’68 traveled from Washington state to Christmas Island for a one-week project in May 2011, he found welcoming colleagues, interesting patients, and fascinating cultural traditions. He detailed the experience in a report shared here.

Dorothy Andersen, a pathologist and pediatrician at P&S for 34 years, identified and named cystic fibrosis in 1938.

In his newspaper column, “The Body Scientific,” Richard Kessin, Ph.D., writes about William H. Welch, an 1875 graduate of P&S who founded Johns Hopkins Hospital and medical school. Dr. Kessin’s columns are published in a group of Connecticut newspapers.

A new archive of George Huntington papers, added to existing holdings, makes P&S home to the largest known body of papers of the P&S graduate for whom Huntington’s disease is named.