Medicine: Dean Rusby's Valedictory

President Nicholas Murray-Butler of Columbia University last week published the valedictory of Dr. Henry Hurd Rusby, 75, retiring after 26 years as Dean of Columbia's Faculty of Pharmacy. An old-school man to the end, in his age a bitter crusader against what he calls the Drug Trust, Dean Rusby wrote: "Instead of manufacturing his galencials as in times past, he [the pharmacist] now depends almost wholly on the manufacturer. . . . With his legitimate professional occupation thus reduced, the pharmacist turns to merchandising and carries it into lines that are professionally degradinG....

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