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Dr. Theodore Reich

Dr. Ted Reich joined the Department as an assistant professor in 1971.  He rose to the level of professor in 1977. He was Head of the Jewish Hospital Department of Psychiatry from 1976 until 1994, when the inpatient service at Jewish combined with the inpatient service at Barnes Hospital.  Dr. Reich subsequently became director of the outpatient psychiatry clinic. In 1989, he was installed as the first Samuel and Mae S. Ludwig Chair in Psychiatry. From 1992 until 1998, he served the Department as the Vice Chair for Clinical Research. Dr. Reich was a world leader in the field of psychiatric genetics. He passed away in December 2003.