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August 1947

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1947;38(2):261-263. doi:10.1001/archopht.1947.00900010268013

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The Dartmouth Eye Institute Passes.  —June 30, 1947 marked the passing of the Dartmouth Eye Institute. The research man, Dr. Kenneth Ogle, has joined the Mayo Clinic; the ophthalmologist, Dr. Hanford L. Auten, has joined the Hitchcock Clinic; the optometrists have gone into private practice. Mr. A. Ames Jr. and Mr. John Pearson, who has been director of the Dartmouth Eye Institute since the death of Dr. Bielschowsky, have formed the Hanover Institute.

International Ophthalmic Council.  —At the recent meeting of the International Ophthalmic Council, held in Paris, May 18, 1947, it was decided to hold the next meeting in London in 1950, the president to be Sir Stewart Duke-Elder and the vice president, Dr. P. Bailliart. Plans for symposiums on the following subjects were adopted: (1) "The Vegetative Nervous System and Its Disorders in Relation to the Eye"; (2) "Hereditary Diseases in Ophthalmology."

American Board of Ophthalmology. 

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