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November 17, 1962


JAMA. 1962;182(7):55-56. doi:10.1001/jama.1962.03050460127028

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The relationship of modern-day cosmetics to skin disorders will be analyzed at a one-day symposium on Cosmetic Aspects of Dermatology Dec. 4 in Chicago.

The symposium will be sponsored by the AMA Committee on Cosmetics as a part of the program of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Raymond R. Suskind, chairman of the AMA committee, is in charge of the symposium. Dr. Suskind is professor and head of the division of environmental medicine of the University of Oregon Medical School, Portland.

The morning section of the program will follow the theme of "Scope and Current Problems of Cosmetic Dermatology." Irvin H. Blank, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School dermatology professor, will speak on "Cosmetics Versus Topical Therapeutic Agents." Dr. Albert M. Kligman of the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, will discuss "Bacteriostatic Agents in Cosmetics," and Dr. John S. Strauss, Boston University School of Medicine dermatology professor,