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October 1937

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Arch Derm Syphilol. 1937;36(4):852-853. doi:10.1001/archderm.1937.01480040169018

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Announcement of the Formation of a New Dermatologic Society and the Publication of a New Dermatologic Journal  A new society, the Society for Investigative Dermatology, Inc., was founded at a meeting at the Hotel Dennis, Atlantic City, June 10, 1937. The objectives of the new society and its journal include the assembly under one cover of reports of all the numerous types of investigative work dealing with the skin and its functions and reactions, both physiologic and pathologic. A great portion of this work, now carried on by nondermatologists and in nondermatologic institutions, is appearing in nondermatologic journals devoted to medicine and allied sciences.The following men were elected officers and directors of the new organization: Dr. George M. MacKee, New York, president; Dr. Joseph V. Klauder, Philadelphia, vice president; Dr. S. W. Becker, Chicago, secretary; Dr. J. Gardner Hopkins, New York,

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