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Founding Director 1909 - 1941
Meyer was appointed chair of the new Phipps Clinic for its opening in 1913, having established himself in America via his work as a scholar and psychiatrist......more
John C. Whitehorn
Whitehorn was well established as a biochemist and physiologist at McLean Hospital outside of Boston..... more
Elkes grew up in Eastern Europe, emigrated to England as a young man, and moved to the United States in his mid-40s...... more
McHugh trained at Harvard, at the University of London, and at Walter Reed before launching his academic career at Cornell.....more
J. Raymond DePaulo. Jr.
Ray DePaulo is the first Hopkins psychiatrist-in-chief and Phipps chair to have been educated at Johns Hopkins...... more
A few distinguished individuals have led the department for periods too brief to have had an opportunity to leave a lasting mark on the department in their roles as acting or interim or short-term chairs. They are Jerome Frank (1960-61), Seymour Kety (1961-1962), and William Breakey (Acting 1992-1993)
A Century of Leaders profiles written and assembled by Dean MacKinnon, M.D.