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December 1955

News and Comment

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1955;74(6):698-700. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1955.02330180116011

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New York State Psychiatric Institute.  —On the afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 27, an oil portrait by Soss Melik of Dr. Nolan D. C. Lewis was presented by Commissioner Paul Hoch to the New York State Psychiatric Institute in the name of the Department of Mental Hygiene of the State of New York.Dr. Lewis was for 17 years, until his retirement, in 1953, Director of the Psychiatric Institute and Professor of Psychiatry of the College of Physicians and Surgeons.The staff and employees of the Institute, the Directors of the hospitals of the New York State Department of Mental Hygiene, and the members of the Department of Psychiatry of Columbia University were invited to be present at the reception held in Dr. Lewis' honor and for the presentation of the portrait.


A. M. A. Annual Meeting, Chicago, June 11-15, 1956.  —The 105th Annual Meeting of the American