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August 1976

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(8):1430. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040298040

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Third Joint Meeting of the Verhoeff and European Ophthalmic Pathology Societies.  —In the bicentennial year of the United States, the Verhoeff Society and the European Ophthalmic Pathology Society of Washington, DC, celebrated their 25th and 15th anniversaries, respectively, by a joint meeting held in April.The first official joint meeting between the two societies was held in London in 1971, but five years before, an unofficial combined meeting was held.This year's meeting was held at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology with the president of the Verhoeff Society, Dr Lorenz E. Zimmerman, as organizing secretary and excellently supported by his wife and the staff of the AFIP.The form of the meeting was inspiring as always. Each of the participants was entrenched behind a microscope. Each of the 55 members gave a paper, while protocols and slides were distributed for personal study. The vivid discussions kept the chairmen busy

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