State Board of Health State Certificates and Board of Osteopathy meeting minutes, 1895-1896, 1917-1929, 1939-1988 | State Archives Catalog
The records include Rhode Island State Board of Health State Certificates for providers licensed by the State Board of Health, circa 1850-1899 (# 1-470). Also included is one (1) copy of a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services publication, “Characteristics of Physicians: Rhode Island, December 31, 1985”; one (1) volume of Board of Osteopathy meeting minutes (July 19, 1917-July 11, 1929) and includes some related loose correspondence; one (1) folder containing Board of Osteopathy meeting minutes (July 26, 1939-September 14, 1988); one (1) copy of the Amended Rules of Procedure Governing Disciplinary Proceedings Before the Board of Review (Revised December 1977); two (2) financial ledgers (one volume contains FY 1993 and one volume contains FY 1994-FY1995) and one (1) group of printouts from 1986-1989 tracking sheets of license holders (contains license number, name, address, expiration date, renewal status and batch codes and dates).
The records also included one folder which contains the autopsy results of a woman who died as a result of complications from an abortion and the transcript from the disciplinary hearing for the doctor (1936). This folder has been closed and sealed to protect the privacy and confidentiality of those named in the documents.