AIHP History

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy was founded in Madison, Wisconsin on January 22, 1941 at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy. The six founders of AIHP were:

  • Dr. Arthur H. Uhl, Director of the UW School of Pharmacy
  • Dr. Edward Kremers, Director Emeritus of the UW School of Pharmacy
  • Dr. Louis W. Busse, Professor at the UW School of Pharmacy
  • Dr. Lloyd M. Parks, Professor at the UW School of Pharmacy
  • Jennings Murphy, Secretary of the Wisconsin Pharmaceutical Association
  • Dr. George Urdang, former Director of the German Society of the History of Pharmacy
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