Friday, March 1, 2013

Boston Evening Transcript, August 13, 1913

The School for Health Officers opened its doors on September 29, 1913, offering a one-year program concluding in award of a “Certificate of Public Health.” Potential applicants were expected to have “pursued satisfactory courses” in French and German, as well as physics, chemistry, and biology, with a medical degree strongly recommended. “Experience teaches that preferment for position and advancement to higher positions come more readily to those who have a medical degree,”

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