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Nearly 1,700 doctors of medicine, philosophy, or science, and 3,800 scientifically trained associates were recruited by the Committee on Medical Research after it had been created by executive order of President Roosevelt in 1941 to meet the medical exigencies of national defense and war. The Chairman of the Committee on Medical Research was Dr. Alfred N. Richards. The scientific community, the medical profession, the general public, and all mankind owe a word of thanksgiving for the good fortune that gave to this country as Chairman
Section III: Dr. Richards in Washington During the War. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:59–75. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-71-5-59
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(5_Part_2):59-75.
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