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Brian Herbert Kirman

Brian Herbert Kirman, British psychiatrist, consultant. Served to major Royal Army Medical Corporation, 1941-1946.; Fellow Royal Society Medicine, Royal College Psychiatrists; member British Medical Association, Socialist Medical Association (honorary secretary 1936). Socialist.

Background

  • Kirman, Brian Herbert was born on February 14, 1910 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England. Son of Arthur Robert and Ellen Kirman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, King's College and Hospital, London, 1933, Doctor of Medicine D.P.M., 1936. House physician London hospitals, 1933-1935. Assistant psychiatrist, 1935-1941.

      Deputy physician, superintendent Fountain Hospital, London, 1946-1948. Consultant psychiatrist National Health Service, London, 1948-1983. Director research Fountain Hospital, London, 1953-1965.

      Honorary associate physician Maudsley and St. George's Hospital, London, 1959-1983. Lecturer regarding mental handicap to Maudsley Hospital and other medical schools, London, since 1946.

    Career

    • Chairman research committee Institute for Research into Mental Retardation United Kingdom, since 1965.

    Works

    • Author: The Mentally Handicapped Child, 1977. Mental Handicap, 1973. Science and Psychiatry, 1968.

      Co-author: Mental Handicap, 1957, 3d edition, 1973. Chairman research committee Institute for Research into Mental Retardation United Kingdom, since 1965.

    Membership

    Served to major Royal Army Medical Corporation, 1941-1946. Fellow Royal Society Medicine, Royal College Psychiatrists. Member British Medical Association, Socialist Medical Association (honorary secretary 1936).

    Socialist.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening; languages. Literature.

    Connections

    • Married Tatiana Mikhailovna Zaitseva, 1948. Children– Eric Brian, Alan Peter, Joan Veronica.
    • father: Arthur Robert
    • mother: Ellen Kirman
    • spouse: Tatiana Mikhailovna Zaitseva
    • children: Eric Brian Kirman
    • Alan Peter Kirman
    • Joan Veronica Kirman
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    Born February 14, 1910
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