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Edwin Ruthven Wallace, IV

Edwin Ruthven Wallace, IV, American psychiatrist, neuropsychiatrist psychotherapist. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Recipient National Endowment of the Humanities fellowship, 1990.

Background

  • IV, Edwin Ruthven Wallace, was born on March 10, 1950 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States. Son of Edwin Ruthven III and Laura Essie (Catron) W.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, University South Carolina, 1970. Bachelor magna cum laude, University South Carolina, 1976. Doctor of Medicine, Medical University South Carolina, 1973.

      Master of Arts summa cum laude, Johns Hopkins University, 1978.

    Career

    • Intern in neurology Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina. Resident in psychiatry and neurology William Son of Hall Psychiatric Institute, 1973-1975, chief resident, 1975-1976. Postdoctoral fellow in neuropsychiatry and hospital psychiatry Yale University School Medicine, New Haven, 1977.

      Postdoctoral fellow in history of science and medicine School Medicine Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1978. Assistant professor neuropsychiatry School Medicine University South Carolina, Columbia, 1978-1980. Assistant professor psychiatry Yale University School Medicine, New Haven, 1980-1982.

      Associate professor, vice chairman department psychiatry & health behavior Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1982-1987, professor psychiatry and health behavior, 1987-1995, acting chairman Department Psychiatry, 1987-1990. Professor social work University Georgia Graduate School, Athens, since 1988. Clinical professor psychiatry and health behavior Medical College Georgia, since 1995.

      Research professor bioethics and medical humanities University South Carolina, since 1995, adjunct professor history, philosophy & religious studies, since 1996. Instructor in neuropsychiatry University South Carolina School Medicine, 1975-1976. Consultant Army Health Service Command, United States Army Medical Corps, 1986-1994, VA Hospitals Augusta, 1988-1994.

      Member history and library committee, American Psychiatric Association, Washington, 1986-1989. Visiting scholar Committee on Conceptual Foundations of Science, University Chicago, 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Works

    • Historiography and Causation in Psychoanalysis
    • What do the psychoanalyst and the historian have in common? This important question has stimulated a lively debate within the psychoanalytic profession in recent years, bearing as it does on the very nature of the psychoanalytic enterprise.
    • Historiography and Causation in Psychoanalysis
    • What do the psychoanalyst and the historian have in common? This important question has stimulated a lively debate within the psychoanalytic profession in recent years, bearing as it does on the very nature of the psychoanalytic enterprise.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Trustee J.B. White National Charitable Foundation, Augusta, 1988-1998. Co-captain Inner City Soup Kitchens, Augusta, 1984-1987. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, American History Association, American Association for the History of Medicine, American College Psychiatrists, Association for Advancement of Philosphy and Psychiatry (co-founder, executive committee), Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Epsilon Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Laura Martin Elmore, May 13, 1972. Children: Laura Martin, Edwin Ruthven V.
    • father: Edwin Ruthven III W.
    • mother: Laura Essie (Catron) W.
    • spouse: Laura Martin Elmore
    • children: Laura Martin IV
    • Edwin Ruthven V. IV
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    Born March 10, 1950
    (age 67)
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