CAROLINE BEDELL THOMAS, F.A.C.P.
It is a great honor to be asked to give the James D. Bruce Memorial Lecture in Preventive Medicine today. To be thus chosen is profoundly gratifying, and I should like to express my deepest appreciation to the Board of Regents of The American College of Physicians for this distinction, which I share with Dr. Alvin Coburn. It is worthy of note that this is the first Bruce Memorial Lectureship to be devoted to problems concerned with the prevention of heart disease. At the inception of the Bruce Lectures in 1948, the late Brigadier General James Stevens Simmons pointed out
THOMAS CB. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AS GUIDEPOSTS TO THE PREVENTION OF HEART DISEASE1. Ann Intern Med. ;47:389–401. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-3-389
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(3):389-401.
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