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  334.047.  License to show degree held by licensee — use on stationery and displays required. — 1.  On the licenses issued by the board, the board shall enter after the name of the licensee the degree to which the licensee is entitled by reason of his diploma of graduation from a professional school approved and accredited as reputable by the American Medical Association or the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or approved and accredited as reputable by the American Osteopathic Association.

  2.  A licensee under this chapter shall, in any letter, business card, advertisement, prescription blank or sign, designate the degree to which he is entitled by reason of his diploma of graduation from a professional school approved and accredited as reputable by the American Medical Association or the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or approved and accredited as reputable by the American Osteopathic Association.

  3.  On licenses issued by the board to foreign trained licensees, the board may enter the degree to which the licensee is entitled based upon the nature of the licensee's education and training and the licensee shall, in any writing or display, so designate this degree.

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(L. 1959 S.B. 50 §§ 3, 21, A.L. 1981 S.B. 16, A.L. 2001 H.B. 567)

(1964) This section held not to impose an obligation on board of election commissioners to designate on ballot the degree to which licensee is entitled where licensee is running for public office. State ex rel. Rainey v. Crowe (A.), 382 S.W.2d 38.

(1965) Board of registration for the healing arts, in applying statute that applicants for license should have shown on license their degree, had power to determine that doctor who graduated from osteopathic school with degree of Doctor of Osteopathy was not entitled to have entered on his license degree of Medical Doctor, notwithstanding fact that he had obtained M.D. degree from a California college of medicine at which he registered but never attended. Mitchem v. Perry (A.), 390 S.W.2d 600.


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