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At a Conference on Tropical Medicine held on February 5th and 6th under the auspices of the National Research Council in Washington the new Academy of Tropical Medicine was formed and incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia. Delegates to the Conference included: Dr. George C. Shattuck and Dr. Richard P. Strong, Harvard School of Medicine; Dr. Francis W. O'Connor and Dr. James W. Jobling, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University; Dr. Charles F. Craig, Tulane School of Medicine; Dr. Henry E. Meleney, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University; Dr. Robert Hegner and Dr. W. W. Cort, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; Dr. Edward B. Vedder and Dean Earl B. McKinley, School of Medicine, George Washington University; Dr. William H. Taliaferro, Chicago University; Dr. Alfred C. Reed, Pacific Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of California; Dr. Thomas T. Mackie, School of Medicine, Cornell University; Dr. Howard T. Karsner, School of Medicine, Western Reserve University; Dr. Henry B. Ward, University of Illinois; Dr. Stanhope Bayne-Jones, School of Medicine, Yale University; Dr. Malcolm N. Soule, University of Michigan Medical School; Dr. Mark F. Boyd, International Health Division, Rockefeller Foundation; Dr. Theobald Smith representing the Rockefeller Institutes of New York and Princeton; Mr. Perry Burgess, President, Leonard Wood Memorial for the Eradication of Leprosy; Dr. George W. Bachman, School of Tropical Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Dr. Robert Hegner, Gorgas Memorial; Dr. Henry Hanson, State Board of Health of Florida; Dr. R. C. Connor, Medical Department, United Fruit Co., Major James S. Simmons, Medical Corps, United States Army; Lieut. Commander Sterling S. Cook, Medical Department, United States Navy; Dr. L. R. Thompson, United State Health Service; Dr. Bolivar J. Lloyd, Pan American Sanitary Bureau and Maurice C. Hall, Bureau of Animal Industry, Department of Agriculture.