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Edwin Ruthven Wallace IV, American Psychiatrist, historian and philosopher of medicine, psychiatry and psychoanalysis. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Recipient National Endowment for 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

Internship, Richland Memorial Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina. resident in psychiatry, William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia, South Carolina., 1973-1975;chief resident, William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia, 1975-1976;postdoctoral fellow in neuropsychiatry and hospital psychiatry, Yale University School Medicine, New Haven, 1977;postdoctoral fellow in history of medicine School Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1978;assistant professor neuropsychiatry School Medicine, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1978-1980;assistant professor psychiatry, Yale University School Medicine, New Haven, 1980-1982;associate professor psychiatry and health behavior, Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1982-1987;professor psychiatry and health behavior, Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1987-1995;acting chairman Department Psychiatry, Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1987-1990;professor social work, U. Georgia Graduate School, Athens, since 1988;clinical professor psychiatry and health behavior, Medical College Georgia, since 1995;research professor bioethics and medical humanities, University of Southern California, since 1995;adjunct professor of history, philosophy & religious studies, University of Southern California, since 1996. Consultant Army Health Svc. 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 of Chicago, 1990.

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.