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Walter Edward Afield

Walter Edward Afield, American psychiatrist, health facility administrator, educator. President Florida Lyric Opera, since 1976. Captain United States Air Force, 1964-1966. Fellow American College Psychiatrists; member American Medical Association, American Academy Neurology, University Club, Tampa Yacht Club.

Background

  • Afield, Walter Edward was born on December 28, 1935 in New York City. Son of Walter Edward and Mollie Evelyn (MCGovern) Afield.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1960.

    Career

    • Intern Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, 1960-1961. Fellow in psychiatry Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961-1964, 66-67. Assistant professor psychiatry Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1967-1970, director department child psychiatry, 1967-1970.

      Professor University South Florida College Medicine, 1970-1974, chairman department psychiatry, 1970-1974. Executive director Tampa Bay Neuropsychiat. Institute, Tampa, Florida, since 1970.

      Chairman, chief executive officer The Mental Health Programs corporation, 1985-1992.

    Works

    • Author: The Children of Resurrection City, 1970. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    President Florida Lyric Opera, since 1976. Captain United States Air Force, 1964-1966. Fellow American College Psychiatrists.

    Member American Medical Association, American Academy Neurology, University Club, Tampa Yacht Club.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Browning, December 27, 1973. Children: Walter Edward, Neva Browning.
    • father: Walter Edward Afield
    • mother: Mollie Evelyn (MCGovern) Afield
    • spouse: Nancy Browning
    • children: Walter Edward Afield
    • Neva Browning Afield
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