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Elvin Vavrinec Semrad

Elvin Vavrinec Semrad, American educator, psychiatrist. Served from First lieutenant to major, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Diplomate American Board Neurology and Psychiatry (assistant examiner).; Member American Psychiatric Association, American, Boston psychoanalytic associations, Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, Group Advancement Psychiatry, Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Xi, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

  • Semrad, Elvin Vavrinec was born on August 10, 1909 in Abie, Nebraska, United States. Son of Theodore and Albina (Koza) Semrad.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Peru State Teachers College, 1932. Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, 1932, Doctor of Medicine 1934. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1968.

    Career

    • Rotating intern University Hosps., Omaha, 1934-1935. Resident psychiatry Lutheran Psychiatric Hospital, Omaha, 1935. Intern Boston Psychopathic Hospital, 1935-1936, assistant physician, 1936, senior physician, 1937.

      Resident McLean Hospital, Waverly, Massachusetts, 1937-1938. Senior physician Metropolitan Eastern State Hospital, 1938-1942. Director clinical psychiatry Boston Eastern State Hospital, 1946, director research, 1948-1952, consultant clinical research, 1952-1976.

      Assistant professor psychiatry Boston University, 1946-1952. Instructor Boston College School Social Work, 1947-1952. Consultant 1947-1976.

      Lecturer clinical psychology Harvard Medical School, 1948-1960, instructor psychiatry, 1949-1952, assistant professor, 1952-1955, associate clinical professor, 1955-1959, clinical professor, 1959-1968, professor psychiatry, 1968-1976. Acting department chairman psychiatry Massachusetts Mental Health Center, 1956-1958, 73-76, director psychiatry, 1952-1976. Instructor group work Massachusetts Society Mental Hygiene, 1948-1952.

      Instructor Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, 1949-1976, associate training analyst, 1960-1962, training analyst, 1962-1976, president, 1968-1976. Instructor Judge Baker Child Guidance Center, 1949-1957.

    Works

    • Contributor articles professional journals.

    Membership

    Served from First lieutenant to major, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Diplomate American Board Neurology and Psychiatry (assistant examiner). Member American Psychiatric Association, American, Boston psychoanalytic associations, Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, Group Advancement Psychiatry, Chamber of Commerce, Sigma Xi, Kappa Delta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Henrietta Stava, January 9, 1936. Children: Theodore, Henrietta, Elvin Lawrence, Susan.
    • father: Theodore Semrad
    • mother: Albina (Koza) Semrad
    • spouse: Henrietta Stava
    • children: Theodore Semrad
    • Henrietta Semrad
    • Elvin Lawrence Semrad
    • Susan Semrad
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    Born August 10, 1909
    Died October 7, 1976
    (aged 67)
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