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David Paul Ausubel

David Paul Ausubel was American psychiatrist, author. Recipient Fulbright award to New Zealand, 1957. Captain United States Public Health Service, 1945-1947. Fellow American Psychological Association (Thorndike award 1976); member American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Society, American Educational Research Association.

Background

  • Ausubel, David Paul was born on October 25, 1918 in Brooklyn. Son of Herman and Lillian (Leff) Ausubel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1939. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1950.

      Doctor of Medicine, Middlesex University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1943.

    Career

    • Intern Governor Hospital, New York City, 1943-1944. Resident United States Public Health Service Hospital, Lexington, Kentucky, 1946-1947, Buffalo (New York ) Psychiatric Center, 1947-1948. Professional educational psychology University Illinois, Urbana, 1950-1966.

      Professor medical education research University Toronto Graduate School, 1966-1968. Professor educational psychology, program head City University of New York, New York City, 1968-1973. Resident Albert Einstein College Medicine/Bronx Psychiatric Center, 1976-1977.

      Psychiatrist New York State Division Youth, Highland, 1986-1994. Visiting professor psychology Salesian University, Rome, 1964-1965, Hochschule der Bundeswehr, Munich, Germany, 1980. Consultant United States Office Education, Washington, 1968-1970.

      Member international advisory board Psychologie in Erziehung und Untervicht, 1981-1985.

    Works

    • Ego Development and Psychopathology
    • Ego Development and Psychopathology presents an original theoretical underpinning for classification and interpretation of the major mental disorders, one based largely on the author's clinical experience.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Captain United States Public Health Service, 1945-1947. Fellow American Psychological Association (Thorndike award 1976). Member American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Society, American Educational Research Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, music (cd's), hiking, boating.

    Connections

    • Married Pearl Leibowitz, November 23, 1943 (divorced 1979). Married Gloria Grace George, September 24, 1983. Children: Frederick Michael, Laura Ruth.
    • father: Herman Ausubel
    • mother: Lillian (Leff) Ausubel
    • spouses: Pearl Leibowitz
    • Gloria Grace George
    • children: Frederick Michael Ausubel
    • Laura Ruth Ausubel
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    Born October 25, 1918
    Died July 9, 2008
    (aged 89)
    Nationality
    • 1939
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1940
      Columbia University
    • 1950
      Columbia University
    • 1943
      Middlesex University
    • 1943 - 1944
      Intern, Governor Hospital
    • 1946 - 1947
      resident, United States Public Health Service Hospital
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1947 - 1948
      resident, United States Public Health Service Hospital
    • 1950 - 1966
      professional educational psychology University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1966 - 1968
      professor, medical education research University Toronto Graduate School
    • 1968 - 1973
      professor, City University of New York
    • 1968 - 1973
      program head, City University of New York
    • 1976 - 1977
      resident, Albert Einstein College Medicine/Bronx Psychiatric Center
    • 1986 - 1994
      psychiatrist New York State Division Youth
      Highland, United Kingdom
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