R. E. DYER, M.D.
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The Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians has conferred a great honor upon me in selecting me as the James D. Bruce Memorial lecturer in preventive medicine. It is with a feeling of great pride that I accept this honor. James D. Bruce was born in 1872 and died in 1946. During his early life, necessity for preventive medicine and specific immunizing procedures in a national emergency was forcibly emphasized by the losses suffered by our troops in the Spanish American War, particularly from typhoid fever and yellow fever. The beginning of modern preventive medicine and the
DYER RE. PREVENTIVE IMMUNIZATION IN A NATIONAL EMERGENCY1. Ann Intern Med. 1951;35:771–778. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-4-771
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1951;35(4):771-778.
Infectious Disease, Prevention/Screening, Vaccines/Immunization.
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