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To the Editor:—
The Medical Mission of the Unitarian Service Committee after a month in Greece is nearing the end of its stay in that country. The Mission includes two internists (P. D. White, chairman, and C. M. Jones), a pediatrician (E. L. Pratt), a surgeon (E. L. Howes), a neurosurgeon (A. R. Elvidge), and an anesthetist (R. D. Dripps), two dentists and oral surgeons (R. F. Sognnaes and H. De Wilde), and a pharmacologist (H. B. Van Dyke), bacteriologist (A. M. Pappenheimer Jr.) and physiologist (R. W. Gerard). Since the entire group meets daily to discuss the varied experiences of the men, a fairly complete coverage has been achieved.The two medical schools are at Athens and Salonika, the latter only five years old in a young university. The continued wars which have ravaged this unfortunate land have left heavy imprints on the universities and hospitals. Several important buildings
GERARD RW. MEDICAL CONDITIONS IN GREECE. JAMA. 1948;137(10):902. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890440078019