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physician , writer

Bennett Olshaker, American Physician, writer. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Captain United States Army, 1946-1948. Fellow: American Psychiatric Association, American Academy Pediatrics, American Academy Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Orthopsyciatric Association.

Background

Olshaker, Bennett was born on October 5, 1921 in Baltimore. Son of Samuel M. and Fannie L. (Klavan) Olshaker.

Education

Bachelor, George Washington University, 1943; Doctor of Medicine, George Washington University, 1945.

Career

Medical officer, United States Army, KYUSHU, Japan, 1946-1948; pediatrician, private practice, Washington, 1950-1955; child psychiatrist, private practice, Washington, 1955-1974; medical officer, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, 1974-1978; psychiatrist, private practice, Washington, since 1978; clinical professor pediatrics, George Washington University School Medicine, since 1979; clinical professor psychiatry and behav. science, George Washington University School Medicine, since 1979.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics, American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1946-1948. Fellow: American Psychiatric Association, American Academy Pediatrics, American Academy Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Orthopsyciatric Association.

Connections

Married Thelma Abramson. Children: Mark B., Robert A., Jonathan S.

father:
Samuel M. Olshaker

mother:
Fannie L. (Klavan) Olshaker

spouse:
Thelma Abramson

children:
Mark B. Olshaker

Jonathan S. Olshaker

Robert A. Olshaker