About the Author
Marcus J. Smith
, a radiologist in private practice in Santa Fe, New Mexico between 1948 and 1976, was awarded the Bronze Star for his work at Dachau in May 1945; a month later, he was promoted to Captain. He served on the editorial board of the Rocky Mountain Medical Journal
and its successor, the Western Journal of Medicine.
He is the author of Error and Variation in Diagnostic Radiology,
and during the last ten years before his death, researched and wrote about the history of medicine in New Mexico.