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1937 Dr. Arthur T. McCormack & William Dunkerly International News Photo

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Vintage International News Photo of Dr. Arthur T. McCormack presenting a plaque to William Dunkerly (city councilman) of Pasadena for Achievement in City and Rural Health Conservation. Size is 6.7 x 8.5 inches, creases, marks, wear.

Arthur Thomas McCormack (August 21, 1872 – August 7, 1943) was an American physician best known for serving as the chief public health officer of the Kentucky Department of Health from 1913 to 1943. He was also secretary of the Kentucky Medical Association and editor of the Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association for more than thirty years. He served as president of the American Public Health Association in 1937, the Southern Medical Association in 1940 and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) in 1923. Every year since 1950, the ASTHO has presented the Arthur McCormack award to a distinguished North American public health official.