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July 1937

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;18(1):149-150. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850070161018

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Abstract

GENERAL NEWS

Leslie Dana Gold Medal.—Mrs. Winifred Hathaway, of New York, associate director of the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness, was given the Leslie Dana Gold Medal, awarded annually for outstanding achievements in the prevention of blindness and the conservation of vision. Mrs. Hathaway was selected for this honor by the St. Louis Society for the Blind, through which the medal is offered by Mr. Leslie Dana, of St. Louis.

The presentation of this medal took place at a luncheon meeting of the Association for Research in Ophthalmology, in Atlantic City, N. J., Tuesday, June 8, during the convention of the American Medical Association. Dr. Park Lewis, of Buffalo, the recipient of the medal in 1928, made the presentation address.

Mrs. Hathaway, the second woman to be accorded this honor, has achieved an international reputation through her many years of service in the campaign

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