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Article
December 1932

LXII.—THE FINANCING OF DERMATOLOGIC RESEARCHA SUGGESTION FOR THE FUTURE

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1932;26(6):1076-1078. doi:10.1001/archderm.1932.01450031078014
Abstract

When I returned to St. Louis in 1905 to begin the practice of dermatology in association with Dr. Engman, we planned our future professional career. Dr. Engman had just founded the St. Louis Skin and Cancer I Hospital, and we had visions of what we would do in the line of study and research in diseases of the skin. An analysis of the work that we have produced up to the present time has been disappointing in many respects and has showed that our twenty-five year plan did not materialize its objective to the extent that we had hoped. We have compared the results of dermatology with those produced by other special medical researches up to the present time, and our conclusion is that while research and progress in dermatology have been commensurate with those in other lines of medicine, progress has been rather slow in all branches,

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