The field training program of the Department of Public Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, provides the student with ten weeks of actual inspection work on an individual basis with qualified sanitarians. The field training is given in both food. drug, and dairy manufacturing industries and in retail food and fluid milk programs. Each student works with a number of sanitarians to obtain broader training in methods and techniques of making an inspection.
Frank E. Fisher graduated from Purdue University with a B.S.E.E. in 1930. He has been employed by the Indiana State Board of Health since 1937 with the exception of three and one half years military leave during World War II when he served as a Captain in the Field Artillery in the European Theater. He is Chief of the Frozen Food Section, Division of Food and Drugs, Indiana State Board of Health. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Public Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, and is in charge of the field training program for undergraduate students in Sanitary Science. He has published several papers in the field of sanitation, particularly dealing with locker plant and slaughterhouse sanitation.