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Adelaide Mcfadyen Johnson, American physician.


Johnson, Adelaide Mcfadyen was born on March 26, 1905 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Joseph F. and Margaret (Porter) McFadyen.


Bachelor of Science, Rockford College, 1926, Doctor of Science, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1930, Doctor of Medicine 1932.


Assistant physiology University of Chicago, 1928-1930, intern department medicine, 1932-1933, assistant medicine, 1933-1934, lecturer psychiatry, 1943-1946. Resident psychiatry Henry Phipps Institute, Baltimore, 1934-1937. Instructor psychiatry Johns Hopkins, 1934-1937.

Assistant psychiatrist Institute Juvenile Research, 1937-1940, psychiatrist, 1940-1942. Associate criminology University of Illinois School Medicine, 1938-1942, assistant professor criminology, 1932-1946. Staff Institute Psychoanalysis, Chicago, since 1942.

Consultant psychiatrist Family Service Bureau, Omaha, Nebraska, 1943-1947. Lecturer psychodynamics U. Nebraska, 1944-1947. Consultant psychiatrist United Charities of Chicago, 1945-1946.

Lecturer child psychiatry Smith College School Social Work, 1945-1947. Associate clinical professor psychiatry University of Minnesota, 1947-1949, associate professor psychiatry, 1949-1954, clinical professor psychiatry, since 1954, professor psychiatry, since 1954. Consultant psychiatrist Mayo Clinic, 1948-1956.

Associate professor psychiatry Mayo Foundation Medical Edition and Research, 1949-1954, professor psychiatry, 1954-1956. Trustee Rockford College, 1946-1951. Diplomate Institute Psychoanalysis, American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles professional publications, chapters in books.


Member American Academy Child Psychiatry, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, American Orthopsychiat. Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Psychoanalytic Association, American Psychosomatic Society, Chicago Psychoanalytic Society, International Psychoanalytic Association, Minnesota Medical Association, Olmsted - Houston - Fillmore - Dodge County Medical Society, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Victor Johnson, June 11, 1930.

Joseph F. McFadyen

Margaret (Porter) McFadyen

Victor Johnson