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Paul H. Hoch

Paul H. Hoch, Hungarian psychiatrist, educator, state official. Fellow New York Academy of Medicine, American Psychiatric Association, A. Master of Arts; member of New York County, New York State medical societies, American Psychopath. Association, American Academy Neurology, Society Biological Psychiatry, New York Neurological Society, New York Society Clinical Psychiatry, New York Academy Sciences.

Background

  • Hoch, Paul H. was born on October 31, 1902 in Hungary. Son of Hugh Henry and Olga (Pollach) Hoch.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Goettingen, (Germany), 1926.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1933, naturalized, 1939. Intern U. Goettingen, 1927-1928. Assistant physician Psychiat Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland, 1928-1930.

      First assistant physician charge brain research div. U. Goettingen, 1930-1933. Assistant physician Manhattan Eastern State Hospital, New York City, 1933-1942.

      Consultant psychiatry United States Public Health Service, 1942-1943. Assistant clinical psychiatrist New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City, 1943-1946, senior clinical psychiatrist, 1946-1948, principal research psychiatrist, since 1948. Associate attending psychiatrist Frances Delafield Hospital, New York City, since 1952.

      Commissioner mental hygiene State of New York, Albany, since 1955. Assistant professor psychiatry and neurology U. Goettingen, 1932. With Columbia, since 1944, beginning as instructor psychiatry, successively teaching and research collaborator Psychoanalytic Clinic, associate psychiatry College Physicians and Surgs., assistant professor psychiatry, professor clinical psychiatry, College Physicians and Surgical, Columbia, since 1956, attending psychiatrist Psychoanalytic Clinic, since 1951.

      Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Shock Treatment, Psychosurgery and Other Somatic Treatments in Psychiatry, 1952. Associate editor of America Journal Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine. Editor: (with others) Anxiety, 1950.

      (with others) Failures in Psychiatric Treatment, 1948. Contributor articles science publications United States, Germany, S.A.

    Membership

    Fellow New York Academy of Medicine, American Psychiatric Association, A. Master of Arts. Member of New York County, New York State medical societies, American Psychopath. Association, American Academy Neurology, Society Biological Psychiatry, New York Neurological Society, New York Society Clinical Psychiatry, New York Academy Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married to Barbara Griffiths, November 24, 1960.
    • father: Hugh Henry Hoch
    • mother: Olga (Pollach) Hoch
    • spouse: to Barbara Griffiths
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    Born October 31, 1902
    Died December 15, 1964
    (aged 62)
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