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Dean Drinker Makes Public Health School Annual Report

Only Two Such Schools in Country--Need More Graduates

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Demand for graduates of Public health schools was pointed out today by Cecil K. Drinker, Dean of the School of Public Health. "It has been estimated", said Dean Drinker, "that the United States require about 250 health school graduates a year. In the entire country there are two schools, Harvard and Johns Hopkins, capable of producing about 150 a year as a total. All graduates who have obtained degrees have positions and positions were never lacking even during the depression." The School was established as an experiment in 1922 and was planned on a small basis the report explained, and even today a maximum of only 50 students a year can be accomodated as candidates for degrees. Of the 551 students at the school since its founding 251 were from the United States and 230 from foreign countries.

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