Sažetak On 27th April this year Prof. Dragutin Tomić, retired Professor of the School of Dental Medicine; our beloved Karlek, died.
Prof. Dragutin Tomić was born in 1912 in Goražda. He attended Primary and Middle School in Poland and Czechoslovakia, where he passed his school-leaving examination at the high school in 1931. After high school graduation he studied Pharmacy at the University in Zagreb and graduated in 1935. He later worked for two years in pharmacies in Croatia and Bosnia. In 1937 he passed the state professional examination and acquired the title of Graduate Pharmacist. He later studied chemistry and physics at the Philosophy Faculty in Zagreb, and in 1941 graduated from the Faculty as Graduate Chemist. In 1942 he became Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with the theme “A Contribution to Knowledge of Domestic (Srčenjaka)” at Zagreb University, the first Doctoral Dissertation at the Department of Pharmacology. He completed medical study in 1975 at the School of Medicine in Zagreb, and in 1977 after defending his dissertation “Study of Fluoride Content of Natural Waters in Yugoslavia, with Special Reference to the Frequency of Dental Caries”, became a Doctor of Medical Science (M.D.).