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January 1948

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1948;39(1):94-96. doi:10.1001/archopht.1948.00900020097011

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Leslie Dana Award.  —The National Society for the Prevention of Blindness, Inc., is pleased to announce that the Leslie Dana Gold Medal, awarded annually for outstanding achievements in the prevention of blindness and the conservation of vision, was presented to Dr. Frederick H. Verhoeff, of Boston. The medal was presented by Dr. Lawrence T. Post, of St. Louis, during the faculty luncheon of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, in Chicago, on Thursday, October 16. Dr. Verhoeff 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. This highly prized token of recognition in the field of public health is given on the recommendation of the Association for Research in Ophthalmology, Inc.

Glaucoma Prize Offered by the International Association for Prevention of Blindness.  —The office of the International Association for Prevention

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