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Jacob Ellis Finesinger, American physician. Member American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Neurological Association, American Society for Clinical Investigation (editorial board Journal Clinical Investigation, 1948-1954.

Background

Finesinger, Jacob Ellis was born on October 28, 1902 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Hyman Joseph and Fannie M. (Kaplan) Finesinger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins. 1923, A.M., 1925, Doctor of Medicine 1929. Studied psychoanalysis in Vienna, 1933-1934, conditioned reflex activity in Leningrad, under Professor Pavlov, 1934.

Career

Visiting neurologist, 1930-1932. Commonwealth fellow Boston Psychopathic Hospital, 1932-1935. Assistant in neuropathology Harvard Medical School, 1930-1932, research fellow in psychiatry, 1932-1935, associate in psychiatry, 1935-1936, assistant professor psychiatry, 1936-1949.

Assistant psychiatrist Massachusetts General Hospital, 1936-1930, psychiatrist, 1939-1949. Professor psychiatry and head department U. Maryland. School Medicine since 1949, psychiatrist in chief U. Hospital since 1949.

Port executive, port of Boston, United States Shipping Board, 1941-1945. Principal investigator on studies on selection of air-craft pilots, United States Navy and National Research Council, 1941-1945. Consultant to Surgeon Generals Office, United States Army.

Member study health section for mental health, United States.P.H. Member commission on psychiatry National Research Council. Member dean’s subcommittee for psychiatry United States V.A. and research council United States Army Chemical Center.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor in chief Journal Nervous and Mental Disease, since 1958.

Membership

Member American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Neurological Association, American Society for Clinical Investigation (editorial board Journal Clinical Investigation, 1948-1954.

Connections

Married to Grace Lubin, June 24, 1932. Children: Ruth Joan (Mistress.

father:
Hyman Joseph Finesinger

mother:
Fannie M. (Kaplan) Finesinger

spouse:
to Grace Lubin

child:
Ruth Joan (Mrs Finesinger