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School of Public Health Professor Al Sommer in Indonesia

Circa 1976
Bloomberg School of Public Health photograph collection

Al Sommer, Bloomberg School of Public Health Professor (and Dean from 1990 to 2005), conducted extensive clinical trials to establish that biannual 4-cent doses of vitamin A could prevent blindness and drastically reduce rates of child mortality.

Al Sommer, JHSPH dean from 1990 to 2005, conducted extensive clinical trials to establish that biannual 4-cent doses of vitamin A could prevent blindness and drastically reduce rates of child mortality.

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