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CONTENTS

Hearings held on-

Pago

May 26, 1964.

1

June 22, 1964.

155

Text of H.R. 8546....

2

Report on H.R. 8522 from-

Bureau of the Budget-

2

Health, Education, and Welfare Department.

2

Statement of —

Adams, Joseph P., representing International Chiropractors Associa-

tion.uno

146

Anderson, Hon. John B., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Illinois..

6

Ashmore, Hon. Robert T., a Representative in Congress from the

State of South Carolina.

13

Chapman, Dr. W. Judd, president, American Optometric Association. 19

Dorn, Hon. William Jennings Bryan, a Representative in Congress

from the State of South Carolina.

11

Ewalt, Dr. H. Ward, Jr., immediate past president, American Op-
tometric Association.

23

Fuqua, Hon. Don, a Représentative in Congress from the State of

Florida..

18

Garmatz, Hon. Edward A., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Maryland..

5
Grabowski, Hon. Bernard F., a Representative in Congress from the
State of Connecticut..

10
Hansen, Hon. Julia Butler, a Representative in Congress from the
State of Washington.-

8

Heath, Dr. Gordon, president, Association of Schools and Colleges of

Optometry-

Leggett, Hon. Robert L., a Representative in Congress from the State

of California.--

17

Matsunaga, Hon. Spark M., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Hawaii.

12

Patman, Hon. Wright, a Representative in Congress from the State

of Texas

3

Peterson, Dr. Paul Q. Associate Chief for Operations, Bureau of

State Services, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Edu-

cation, and Welfare...

148, 155

Robison, Hon. Howard W., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New York.

9

St. Onge, Hon. William L., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Connecticut..

5

Shipley, Hon. George E., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Illinois.

7

Springer, Dr. Donald A., president, American Academy of Op-
tometry -

138

Thompson, Hon. Frank, Jr., a Representative in Congress from the

State of New Jersey -

15

Thomson, Hon. Vernon W., a Representative in Congress from the

State of Wisconsin..

4

Trimble, Hon. James W., a Representative in Congress from the State

of Arkansas...

14

Waldman, Dr. Nelson F., chairman, committee on vocational guidance,

American Optometric Association..

73

Additional information submitted for the record by--

Alabama Optometric Association, letter from Dr. Franklin C. Minton, Page

president..

191

Alaska Optometric Association, telegram from Dr. E. E. Bach, presi-

dent.

186

American Medical Association, letter from Dr. F.J. L. Blasingame. 195

American Optometric Association;

Employment outlook for optometrists..

134

Lic ased optometrists and certified ophthalmologists related to

the population of the United States, table..

34

Optometry seeks bright young men and women who are looking
for a rewarding, exciting professional career.-

133
"Optometry's Role in Health Maintenance-A Study of Re-

ferrals," from American Journal of Public Health, November
1961, by Dr. Galen F. Kintner..

37
Scholarships in optometry, 1964–65.

85
Statements with respect to importance of vision.

41-59

Vision and school achievement..

What is an optometrist?-

81

Your opportunity as a lady 0.D.

131

American Optometric Foundation, statement of Dr. Frank M.

Kitchell, senior vice president.--

142

Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, accredited schools

and colleges of optometry in the United States, their deans, and
year organized, table...

69
California Optometric Association, telegram from Dr. Bernard R.

Garrett, chairman, legislative committee, and Dr. G. Bradley
Barnes, president.

189

Chelf, Hon. Frank, letter from.

187

Florida Optometric Association, telegram from Dr. Paul M. Kessler,

president

190

Georgia Optometric Association, letter from Dr. Wallis E. Reagin,

president

194

Gross, Hon. H. R., letter from..

188

Harding, Hon. Ralph, letter from..

188

Hawaii Optometric Association, letter from Dr. Richard A. Johnson,

corresponding secretary.

12

Health, Education, and Welfare Department:

Letter from Dr. Luther L. Terry, Surgeon General..

172

Memorandum from Dr. Paul R. Peterson, Assistant Surgeon

General, transmitting additional information...

173

Huddleston, Hon. George, Jr., letter from

188

Idaho Optometric Association:

Letter from--

Hibbard, Dr. C. P., president-

193

Schroeck, Dr. Peter G., secretary-treasurer..

193

International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry, Inc.,
letter from Dr. Albert H. Rodriguez, president..

190

International Chiropractors Association, letter from Joseph P. Adams,

Washington, D.C., counsel.

146

Iowa Optometric Association, telegram from C. M. Long, president.. 189

Kansas Optometric Association, Inc., letter from Dr. E. D. Nelson,

president

196

Kentucky Optometric Association:

Telegram from-

Madden, Dr. B. W., president..

187

Oliver, Dr. George I., administrative director.

189

Maryland Optometric Association, Inc., telegram from Dr. B. A.

Saltysiak, president-

195

McIntire, Hon. Clifford G., letter from..-

185

Michigan Optometric Association, letter from Dr. Ralph M. Howard,

president.

188

New Mexico Optometric Association, telegram from Dr. L. O. Blevins,

president.

196

North Dakota Optometric Association, letter from Dr. Kenneth L.

Benson, president.

196

Ohio State Board of Optometry, letter from J. T. Keith, president. 190

LOANS TO STUDENTS OF OPTOMETRY

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1964

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE,

Washington, D.C. The subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 10:17 a.m., in room 1334, Longworth House Office Building, Hon. Paul G. Rogers, of Florida, presiding.

Mr. ROGERS of Florida. The subcommittee will come to order, please. The hearings today are being held on H.R. 8546 by Mr. Roberts of Alabama, and 30 identical bills which would amend title 7 of the Public Health Service Act to extend the student loan program, recently established for medical students under Public Law 88–129, to students of optometry.

The bills and sponsors are as follows:
H.R. 8522, by Mr. Patman of Texas.
H.R. 8560, by Mr. Hagen of California.
H.R. 8562, by Mr. Rogers of Texas.
H.R. 8586, by Mr. Baker of Tennessee.
H.R. 8588, by Mr. Cameron of California.
H.R. 8603, by Mr. Harrison of Wyoming.
H.R. 8607, by Mr. Patten of New Jersey.
H.R. 8658, by Mr. Thomson of Wisconsin.
H.R. 8665, by Mr. Cleveland of New Hampshire.
H.R. 8678, by Mr. Thompson of New Jersey.
H.R. 8679, by Mr. Trimble of Arkansas.
H.R. 8702, by Mr. Garmatz of Maryland.
H.R. 8704, by Mr. Leggett of California.
H.R. 8705, by Mr. McIntire of Maine.
H.R. 8721, by Mr. Glenn of New Jersey.
H.R. 8753, by Mr. Joelson of New Jersey.
H.R. 8758, by Mr. Anderson of Illinois.
H.R. 8775, by Mrs. Hansen of Washington.,
H.R. 8783, by Mr. Van Pelt of Wisconsin.
H.R. 8788, by Mr. Halpern of New York.
H.R. 8791, by Mr. Fisher of Texas.
H.R. 8794, by Mr. Shipley of Illinois.
H.R. 8795, by Mrs. Dwyer of New Jersey.
H.R. 8917, by Mr. Laird of Wisconsin.
H.R. 9038, by Mr. Dorn of South Carolina.
H.R. 9108, by Mr. Macdonald of Massachusetts.
H.R. 9182, by Mr. Grabowski of Connecticut.

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