August 2, 1947


JAMA. 1947;134(14):1183-1185. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880310041014

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SEEK FUNDS FOR BUST OF WALTER REED  The American Society of Tropical Medicine will sponsor the campaign to raise funds to provide a bust of the late Major Walter Reed of yellow fever fame to be placed in the Hall of Fame at New York University (The Journal, July 5, p. 909). The Surgeon General's Office will aid in the campaign. It is planned to collect the funds and have the sculpture completed so that it may be dedicated at the time of the International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria, which will be held in Washington, D. C., next spring. Contributions are requested and should be sent to the secretary-treasurer, American Society of Tropical Medicine, National Institute of Health, Bethesda 14, Md. Walter Reed is the first member of the medical profession to be chosen for a place in the Hall of Fame for Great Americans on

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