Dr. Goodwin became an instructor in 1968 after completing his residency in the Department. He became assistant professor in 1969, associate professor in 1972, and professor in 1974. He published widely and was a leading authority on the topic of alcoholism. Among his many publications, he was a coauthor (with Drs. Woodruff and Guze) of the classic book Psychiatric Diagnosis (Oxford Press, 1974). He became chair of psychiatry at the University of Kansas in 1976.