Arthur L. Haines Ph.D., and two students work in a chemistry lab. Haines came to USD as a chemistry instructor in 1904. Organic and physiological chemistry courses were part of the Bachelor of Science in Medicine curriculum.
The School of Medicine occupied part of the old Science Hall from 1907 until 1953 when it moved into the new Andrew E. Lee Memorial Medicine and Science Building. By 1953 the Lee Medical building was completed at a cost of $868,000.