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Psychiatrist

Arthur Saxton Blank, American Psychiatrist. Member American Psychiatric Association, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies(board directors Chicago since 1985, vice president 1993-1994), World Federation Mental Health. M C.

Background

Blank, Arthur Saxton was born on January 7, 1936 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur Saxton and Mary Elizabeth (Pollard) Blank.

Education

AB, Allegheny College, 1957; Doctor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 1961.

Career

Psychiatric resident, Yale University, New Haven, 1965; psychiatrist, United States Army, Vietnam, 1965-1966; outpatient psychiatrist, director inpatient services, Walson Army Hospital, Fort Dix, New Jersey, 1966-1967; clinical director, Yale Psychiatric Institute, New Haven, 1967-1972; director inpatient psychotherapy, V.A. Medical Center, West Haven, Connecticut, 1975-1982; national director, VA Counseling Centers, Washington, since 1982; clinical professor psychiatry, Uniformed University of Health Sciences and Georgetown University, Bethesda, Maryland., since 1991. DSM committee post-traumatic stress disorder APA, Washington, 1984-1986, 88-93.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: The Trauma of War: Stress and Recovery in Vietnam Veterans, 1985. Contributor several articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Psychiatric Association, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies(board directors Chicago since 1985, vice president 1993-1994), World Federation Mental Health.

Connections

Married Donna Louise Hepler, April 25, 1970. 2 children.

father:
Arthur Saxton Blank

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Pollard) Blank

spouse:
Donna Louise Hepler