History Timeline

Department Heads

1918-1938   *   Dr. Sidney Schwab headed the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry (a "subdepartment" of the Department of Medicine).
     
1938-1942   *   Dr. Rioch headed the newly created Department of Neuropsychiatry. Dr. Whitehorn was appointed Professor of Psychiatry and had a leading role in teaching psychiatry.
     
1942-1963   *   Dr. Edwin Gildea headed the Department for 21 years. In 1955, the Department was renamed the Department of Psychiatry and Neurology.
     
1963-1975   *   Dr. Eli Robins headed the Department of Psychiatry, which became an independent department in 1963.
     
1975-1989   *   Dr. Samuel Guze headed the Department of Psychiatry.
     
1989-1993   *   Dr. C. Robert Cloninger headed the Department of Psychiatry.
     
1993-1997   *   Dr. Samuel Guze headed the Department of Psychiatry
     
1997- current   *   Dr. Charles Zorumski headed the Department of Psychiatry.