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April 1991

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Arch Dermatol. 1991;127(4):454. doi:10.1001/archderm.1991.04510010016001

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Society Minutes.  —The 18th meeting of the History of Dermatology Society was held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Atlanta, Ga, on Saturday, December 1, 1990, according to Lawrence Charles Parish, MD, Philadelphia, Pa, president of the society. The Samuel J. Zakon Lectureship, entitled "Dermatology as I Remember It," was delivered by James B. Howell, MD. Dr Howell is clinical professor of dermatology at Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas at Dallas. The 11th Samuel J. Zakon Award in the history of dermatology was awarded to Maurizio Binazzi, MD, Perugia, Italy, for his paper, "Italian Memoirs of Aldo Castellani." Honorable mention was given to Nikolai K. Tsankov, MD, Sofia, Bulgaria, for his paper, "A Short History of Bulgarian Dermatology." Papers are now being called for the 12th annual Samuel J. Zakon Award in the History of Dermatology. This competition is open to historians and dermatologists in practice or training. Manuscripts should

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