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This 1913 E. Leitz-Wetzlar light microscope, was used by Dr. Joseph W. Mountin, while he was in medical school, as well as early in his career. The Communicable Disease Center was organized in Atlanta, GA, on July 1, 1946. As a visionary public health leader, its founder, Dr. Mountin had high hopes, for what had begun as a small, and comparatively insignificant branch of the Public Health Service (PHS). This artifact can be viewed at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC), David J. Sencer CDC Museum.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Global Health Odyssey, Judy Gantt, Mary Hilpertshauser
Creation Date: 2004
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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