Medicine: Druggists

The bright sign that druggists are scientists of sorts comes once a year— when the American Pharmaceutical Association grants its Remington Medal for "distinguished service to pharmacy." Last week the association made its annual gesture. Medalist was Dr. (Phar. D.) Wilbur Lincoln Scoville, 64, chief of Parke, Davis & Co.'s analytical department since 1907, chairman of the committee of revision of the National Formulary, vice-chairman of the U. S. Pharmacopœia.† Eight other men have received the Remington Medal, including Dean Henry Hurd Rusby of Columbia University (see p. 42), but not Dr....

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