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The Armed Forces Epidemiological Board

THE ARMED FORCES
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL BOARD

Its First Fifty Years

by

Theodore E. Woodward, M.D.


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THE FRONT MATTER, SECTIONS 1, 2, AND THE APPENDICES
ARE U.S. GOVERNMENT WORKS IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN.

Published by Office of the Surgeon General, Department of the Army
5111 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia, 22041-3258

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data

The Armed Forces Epidemiological Board

1. History. 2. Biological Research.

(eds.) Zajtchuk, R., Jenkins, D. P., Bellamy, R. F., Ingram, V. M., and Quick, C. M.
I. Woodward, Theodore E.

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


A Publication of the

Center of Excellence in Military Medical Research and Education
Office of the Surgeon General and Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Department of the Army, United States of America


Editor-in-Chief

Colonel Russ Zajtchuk, MC, USA
Deputy Commander
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Professor of Surgery, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Managing Editor

Donald P. Jenkins, Ph.D.
Director, Center of Excellence
Associate Professor of Surgery, Georgetown University
Visiting Associate Professor o f Anatomy,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences


Associate Editor

Colonel Ronald F. Bellamy, MC, USA
Thoracic Surgery Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Associate Professor of Military Medicine and Surgery,
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Senior Editor

Virginia M. Ingram
TMM Publications, Center of Excellence
American Registry of Pathology


Editor

Colleen Mathews Quick
TMM Publications, Center of Excellence



Dedicated, with homage and grateful appreciation, to 
the Founders, the many capable and inspired Board and
Commission members, and the military scientists who
made the Armed Forces Epidemiological Board possible.


THE ARMED FORCES EPIDEMIOLOGICAL BOARD


The Coat of Arms 
1818 
Medical Department of the Army

A 1976 etching by Vassil Ekimov of an
original color print as it appeared in 
The Military Surgeon,
Vol. XLI, No. 2, 1917