The California Program for the Prevention of Venereal Diseases
In this article, Sawyer, as director of the State Hygienic Laboratory, described how California's State Board of Health
had developed their program to control and prevent venereal diseases, starting in 1911. He also discussed the larger wartime
effort to control the diseases. Later in 1918, Sawyer joined the Medical Reserve Corps and directed a similar program in Newport
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1918-01 (January 1918)
Sawyer, Wilbur A.
Periodical: Sawyer, Wilbur A. "The California Program for the Prevention of Venereal Diseases." Social Hygiene 4, (January 1918):
25-37. Article. 7 Images.
American Social Hygiene Association
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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Early Career in California and World War I, 1908-1919