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August 1967

The Dermatology Foundation

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Boston.

Arch Dermatol. 1967;96(2):156-157. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01610020048014

THE DERMATOLOGY foundation, of course, is a mere infant as compared to the five other groups whose representatives you have just heard. If we take the incorporation date of the foundation as its birthday, then we can say it has just passed its second birthday. During much of these two years, however, we have been involved with the structuring of the foundation, in getting it incorporated, in getting Internal Revenue Service clearance, and I personally do not consider it even two years old. If we take as its birthday the day on which it opened its New York office, appointed an executive director, Mr. Gerard Speyer, and handled some of the other administrative tasks, then it is only about four months old.

Even though young, it seems to me that the Dermatology Foundation is a very healthy, a very active, and an energetic infant. At age two, the foundation

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