Log In

Edward Lowell Pinney Edit Profile

educator , physician

Edward Lowell Pinney, American physician, educator.


Pinney, Edward Lowell was born on November 11, 1925 in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, United States. Son of Edward Lowell and May (Vencill) Pinney.


Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1949. Bachelor of Science, West Virginia Medical School, 1947. Doctor of Medicine Washington University, St. Louis, 1949.


May 1980); children— David Edward, Diane Arline, Michael Leslie. Intern, St. Louis City Hospital, 1949-1950. Resident Brooklyn Eastern State Hospital, 1952-1954, senior psychiatrist, 1954-1955.

Practice medicine specializing in psychiatry, Brooklyn, 1955-1968. Member staffSt. John's Episcopal Hospital, 1956-1968, Methodist Hospital, 1956-1967, Brooklyn Cumberland, Gracie Square hospitals, Beekman Downtown Hospital, New York City, 1968-1978. Partner, medical director Brooklyn Medical Associates Psychiatry and Neurology, 1958-1964.

Psychiatric consultant, director Mental Hygiene Clinical Cumberland Hospital division, Brooklyn-Cumberland Medical Center, 1964-1968, attending psychiatrist, 1968-1976, psychiatric consultant, 1976-1982. Psychiatric consultant Brooklyn Eye and EarHosp., 1967-1976. Attending psychiatrist Manhattan Eye, Ear and ThroatHosp., 1976-1982.

Clinical instructor State University of New York, Down State Medical Center, 1958-1968. Clinical assistant professor psychiatry Cornell Univercity Medical College, 1968-1971, clinical associate professor, 1971-1978. Clinical associate professor New York University, 1978-1982, University Texas, San Antonio, 1982, 1984-1987, West Virginia University School Medicine, 1990.

Physician health service Long Island U., 1962-1982. Psychiatric consultant Board Education New York City. Director psychiatry New York City Department Correction, 1979-1980.

Co-director training program in group psychotherapy New York University Postgraduate Medical School, 1979-1982. Psychiatric consultant Veterans Administration Hospital. Brooklyn, 1972-1982; medical director Austin-Travis County (Texas) Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, 1982-1983.

Psychiatric, medical director Eastern Panhandle Mental Health Center, Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1989. Member of faculty department psychiatry University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1983-1984. Director residency training program Austin Eastern State Hospital, 1984-1989.

Lecturer in psychiatry Psychotechnol. Institute Japan, Tokyo, 1987, Group Approach Institute, Hiroshima, Japan, 1987. Board mgrs. Brooklyn Central Young Men’s Christian Association, 1964-1968.

Chairman.profl. advising committee Archeus Foundation, New York City, since 1968, president, 1975-1976. Member professional advising committee Epilepsy Society for Social Service, 1970-1982.


  • Other Work

    • Author: A First Group Psychotherapy Book, 1970. A Glossary forGroup and Family Therapy, 1982. Contributor articles to professional journals.

      Associate editor The Bulletin Area II district brs. American Psychiatric Association.


Served as Lieutenant, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve, 1950-1952. Fellow American Psychiatric Association, American Society Psychoanalytic Physicians (president 1973-1974), American Group Psychotherapy Association. Member Schilder Society, American Medical Association, Kings County, New York County medical societies, New York Society Clinical Psychiatry, Association Physicians Long Island, Pan American Medical Association, Association Military Surgeons United States, Medical Society New York State (chairman of the section psychiatry 1976-1977, alternate delegate 1978), Eastern Psychiatric Research Association (secretary-treasurer), Association Research Nervous and Mental Diseases, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York State Hospitals Medical Alumni Association (president 1968-1972), Phi Beta Pi.

Club: New York Athletic.


Married Arline Claire Caldwell, August 2, 1957 (divorced May 1980). Children: David Edward, Diane Arline, Michael Leslie.

Edward Lowell Pinney

May (Vencill) Pinney

Arline Claire Caldwell

David Edward Pinney

Diane Arline Pinney

Michael Leslie Pinney