Profile of a President: Harry L. Arnold, Jr.
This month, a new president takes over the leadership of the American Academy of Dermatology. At the conclusion of the 34th annual meeting in San Francisco, Rudolf L. Baer of New York City turned the badge of office over to Harry L. Arnold, Jr., of Honolulu, Hawaii. Few members of the academy are better known in the specialty of dermatology than Harry Arnold; few have been associated with academy affairs for a longer period of time.Dr. Arnold was elected to the AAD Board of Directors three different times. His first term of office began in 1948—28 years ago. He was subsequently elected to threeyear terms in 1962 and in 1973.The Hawaii physician served as vice-president of the academy in 1965—and, for the past year, has had the distinction of serving as the AAD's first President-Elect (after an AAD By-Laws change
AAD REPORTNews and Information from the American Academy of Dermatology. Arch Dermatol. 1975;111(12):1643-1645. doi:10.1001/archderm.1975.01630240099016