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Adolf Meyer (1156)

Profession
Psychiatrist
Nationality
Swiss-American
Born
1866, Niederweningen, Zurich, Switzerland
Died
1950, Baltimore, Maryland
Short Biography
Adolf Meyer (September 13, 1866 – March 17, 1950), was a psychiatrist who rose to prominence as the first psychiatrist-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital (1910-1941). He was president of the American Psychiatric Association in 1927-28 and was one of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • M.D., University of Zurich, 1892
Appointments & Honors
  • 1892-93, University of Chicago
  • 1893-95, Illinois Eastern Hospital for the Insane, Kankakee
  • 1895-1902, Worcester Insane Hospital, Clark University
  • 1902-10, director, Pathological Institute, New York State Hospital Service
  • 1904-9, Cornell University
  • 1910-41, professor of psychiatry and director of Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic, Johns Hopkins University
  • president, American Psychiatric Association, 1927
  • several honorary degrees