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HEALTH MANPOWER, 1970

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Congress. Senate.

committee on

Labor and
Public Welfare Subcommittee on kalth.

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE

UNITED STATES SENATE

NINETY-FIRST CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

SEPTEMBER 2, 1970

ST. LOUIS, MO.

SEPTEMBER 4, 1970
KANSAS CITY, MO.

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COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE

RALPH YARBOROUGH, Texas, Chairman
JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia JACOB K. JAVITS, New York
HARRISON A. WILLIAMS, JR., New Jersey WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont
CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island

PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado
EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts GEORGE MURPHY, California
GAYLORD NELSON, Wisconsin

RICHARD S. SCHWEIKER, Pennsylvania WALTER F. MONDALE, Minnesota

WILLIAM B. SAXBE, Ohio
THOMAS F. EAGLETON, Missouri

RALPH T. SMITH, Illinois
ALAN CRANSTON, California
HAROLD E. HUGHES, Iowa

ROBERT O. HARRIS, Staff Director

JOHN S. FORSYTHE, General Counsel
Roy H. MILLENSON, Minority Staff Director

EUGENE MITTELMAN, Minority Counsel

SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH

RALPH YARBOROUGH, Texas, Chairman
HARRISON A. WILLIAMS, JR., New Jersey PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado
EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts JACOB K. JAVITS, New York
GAYLORD NELSON, Wisconsin

GEORGE MURPHY, California
THOMAS F. EAGLETON, Missouri

WINSTON L. PROUTY, Vermont ALAN CRANSTON, California

WILLIAM B. SAXBE, Ohio
HAROLD E. HUGHES, Iowa

John S. FORSYTHE, Counsel
LEROY GOLDMAN, Professional Staff Member

JAY B. CUTLER, Minority Counsel

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CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WITNESSES

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1970

Symington, Hon. Stuart, a U.S. Senator from the State of Missouri -----

Symington, Hon. James W., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Missouri

Jackson, Ben F., chairman, Medical Center Committee, St. Louis Univer-

sity Board of Trustees .

Reinert, Rev. Paul C., S.J., president, St. Louis University --

Drummond, Edward J., S.J., vice president, St. Louis University Medical

Center...

Felix, Robert H., M.D., M.P.H., dean, St. Louis University School of

Medicine

Danforth, William H., M.D., vice chancellor for medical affairs, Washing-

ton University; accompanied by Dr. Roy Vagelos, chairman, department

of biochemistry; Dr. Gerald Perkoff, professor of medicine, and director,

division of health care research; and Dr. David A. Bensinger, assistant

dean, Washington University School of Dentistry.

Bensinger, David A., D.D.S., assistant dean, Washington University School

of Dentistry -

Edwards, Joseph C., M.D., president, St. Louis Medical Society

Fiordelisi, Rocco, M.D., intern, St. Louis University Hospitals -

Whittico, James M., M.D., past president, National Medical Association..

Mosley, Julian, third-year medical student, Washington University -

Scruggs, Karen, second-year medical student, Washington University -

Bond, William, second-year medical student, St. Louis University

Nichols, Henry, M.D., resident, Washington University Medical Center -

Franzel, G. A., 0.D., vice president, Missouri Optometric Association;

accompanied by Gordon G. Heath, O.D., director, Division of Optom-

etry, Indiana University..

Henley, A. J., director, Yeatman Medical Health Center.--.

Pagano, Sam, D.D.S., president, Greater St. Louis Dental Society, and Dr.

Russell Buchert, D.D.S., president, Missouri Dental Association...

North, Sister Mary Stephen, s.S.M., School of Nursing and Allied Health

Professions, St. Louis University; William Stoneman, M.D., program

coordinator bistate regional medical program; Charles E. Berry, A.B.,

M.Sc.H.A., J.D., associate dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health

Professions, St. Louis University; Oliver H. Duggins, Ph. D., chairman,

Life Sciences Division, Forest Park Community College---

Berry, Charles E., A.B., M.Sc., H.A., J.D., associate dean, School of

Nursing and Allied Health Professions, St. Louis University -

Duggins, Oliver H., Ph. D., chairman, Life Sciences Division, Forest Park

Community College

Pepper Max, M.D., Department of Community Medicine, St. Louis

University

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1970

Randall, Hon. William, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Missouri..

Stark Nathan J., immediate past chairman of the Board of Trustees,

Kansas City General Hospital; Group Vice President, Operations,

Hallmark Cards Inc.-

Wadsworth, Homer C., president, Kansas City Association of Trustees

and Foundations.

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Smull Ned W., M.D., director and chairman of pediatrics, Children's

Mercy Hospital, on behalf of Herman R. Sutherland, president, central

governing board of Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City Mo.--Cross, Edward B., M.D., vice provost for the health sciences, University

of Missouri-Kansas City; former Assistant Surgeon General of the

United States..
Noback, Richardson K., M.D., acting dean, School of Medicine, Univer-

sity of Missouri-Kansas City.
Strickland, William A., Jr., Ph. D., dean, School of Pharmacy, University

of Missouri-Kansas City Wagner, Myron, Ph. D., chairman, Department of Chemistry University

of Missouri-Kansas City-Burgess, Michael M., Ph. D., chairman, Department of Psychology, Uni

versity of Missouri-Kansas City. Curry, Hon. Charles E., presiding judge, Jackson County Mo.; accom

panied by Albert P. Mauro, director, planning and development, Kansas

City General Hospital..
Twin, Edward J., M.D., executive director, Kansas City General Hospital.
Bremen, Rudolph S., Ph. D., president, 'Kansas City College of Osteo-

pathy; and Morris Thompson, D.O., president, Kirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery; accompanied by Richard O. Spavins, D.O., dean, medical affairs, Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery -Miller, Gerald L., M.D., president-elect, Missouri State Medical Associa

tion; Wallace P. McKee, M.D., president, Jackson County (Mo.)
Medical Society; Maxwell G. Berry, chairman of the Board of Gov-
ernors, American College of Physicians, and past president, American
Society of Internal Medicine; and Francis M. Maple, M.D., president,
Missouri Society of Internal Medicine, and chief of staff, St. John's
Hospital, Springfield, Mo.-
McKee, Wallace P., M.D., president, Jackson County (Mo.) Medical

Society --
Rodgers, Samuel U., M.D., director, Wayne Miner Neighborhood Health

Center; Mrs. Pauline Smith, president of the Advisory Board, Wayne
Miner Neighborhood Health Center; and James I. Threatt, director,

Model Cities Program, Kansas City, Mo.
Robinson, Hamilton B. G., D.D.S., dean, University of Missouri-Kansas

City School of Dentistry,
Yeckel, George H., president, Kansas City Area Hospital Association

and executive director, Menorah Medical Center..
Koltai, Leslie, Ph. D., chancellor, District Metropolitan Junior College,

Kansas City, Mo..
Smull, Ned W., M.D., president, Health Resources Institute, Kansas

City, Mo...
Harkins, Joseph F., executive vice president, Health Resources Institute,

Kansas City, Mo.
Wilkinson, Charles B., M.D., executive director, Greater Kansas City

Mental Health Foundation..

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STATEMENTS
Bensinger, David A., D.D.S., assistant dean, Washington University
School of Dentistry -

Prepared statement-
Berry, Charles E., A.B., M.Sc.H.A., J.D., associate dean, Sshool of Nurs-
ing and Allied Health Professions, St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo.-

Prepared statement..
Bond, William, second-year medical student, St. Louis University -
Bremen, Rudolph S., Ph. D., president, Kansas City College of Osteop-

athy; and Morris Thompson, D.O., president, Kirksville College of
Osteopathy and Surgery; accompanied by Richard O. Spavins, D.O.,
dean, medical affairs, Kansas City College of Osteopathy and Surgery -

Prepared statement..
Burgess, Michael M., Ph. D., chairman, Department of Psychology,

University of Missouri-Kansas City----
Cross, Edward B., M.D., vice provost for the health sciences, University

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of Missouri-Kansas City; former Assistant Surgeon General of the United States.--

Prepared statement..

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Curry, Hon. Charles E., presiding judge, Jackson County, Mo.; accom

panied by Albert P. Mauro, director, planning and development,
Kansas City General Hospital.-

Prepared statement..
Danforth, William H., vice chancellor for medical affairs, Washington

University; accompanied by Dr. Roy Vagelos, chairman, Department
of Biochemistry; Dr. Gerald Perkoff, professor of medicine, and director,
Division of Health Care Research; and Dr. David A. Bensinger, assist-

ant dean, Washington University School of Dentistry-
Drummond, Edward J., S.J., vice president, St. Louis University Medical

Center..
Duggins, Oliver H., Ph. D., chairman, Life Sciences Division, Forest
Park Community College..

Prepared statement..
Edwards, Joseph C., M.D., president, St. Louis Medical Society

Prepared statement-
Felix, Robert H., M.D., M.P.H., dean, St. Louis University School of
Medicine.

Prepared statement..
Fiordelisi, Rocco, M.D., intern, St. Louis University Hospitals.
Franzel, G. A., 0.D., vice president, Missouri Optometric Association;

accompanied by Gordon G. Heath, 0.D., director, Division of Optome-
try, Indiana University --
Harkins, Joseph F., executive vice president, Health Resources Institute,
Kansas City, Mo.-

Prepared statement...
Henley, A. J. director, Yeatman Medical Health Center..

Prepared statement..
Jackson, Ben F., chairman, Medical Center Committee, St. Louis Univer-
sity Board of Trustees.

Prepared statement.
Koltai, Leslie, Ph.D., chancellor, District Metropolitan Junior College,
Kansas City, Mo..

Prepared statement.
McKee, Wallace P., M.D., president, Jackson County (Mo.) Medical

Society
Miller, Gerald L., M.D., president-elect, Missouri State Medical Asso-

ciation; Wallace P. McKee, M.D., president, Jackson County (Mo.)
Medical Society: Maxwell G. Berry, chairman of the Board of Gover-
nors, American College of Physicians, and past president, American
Society of Internal Medicine; and Francis M. Maple, M.D., president,
Missouri Society of Internal Medicine, and Chief of Staff, St. John's
Hospital, Springfield, Mo.

Prepared statement, with attachment-
Mosley, Julian, third-year medical student, Washington University -
Nichols, Henry, M.D., resident, Washington University Medical Center..
Noback, Richardson K., M.D., acting dean, School of Medicine, Uni-
versity of Missouri-Kansas City --

Prepared statement..
Noth, Sister Mary Stephen, S.S.M., School of Nursing and Allied Health

Professions, St. Louis University; William Stoneman, M.D., program
coordinator, bistate regional medical program; Charles E. Berry, A.B.,
M.Sc.H.A., J.D., associate dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health
Professions, St. Louis University; Oliver H. Duggins, Ph.D., chairman,
Life Sciences Division, Forest Park Community College

Noth, Sister Mary Stephen, prepared statement.
Pagano, Sam, D.D.S., president, Greater St. Louis Dental Society, and

Ďr. Russell Buchert, D.D.S., president, Missouri Dental Association.--
Pepper, Max, M.D., Department of Community Medicine, St. Louis

University
Prepared statement-
Perkoff, Dr. Gerald, professor of medicine and director. Division of Health

Care Research, Washington University School of Medicine, prepared

statement. Randall, Hon. William, a Representative in Congress from the State of

Missouri.

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