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Psychiatrist

Merrill Moore, American psychiatrist. Awarded Bronze Star (Bougainville), 1944; Army Commendation Ribbon (China), 1946. Fellow American Psychiatric Association, American Neurological Association, Massachusetts Medical Society, American Psychopathol. Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Medical Association, Sigma Chi, Phi Beta Kappa (honorary 1941).

Background

Moore, Merrill was born on September 11, 1903 in Columbia, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Trotwood and Mary Brown (Daniel) Moore.

Education

Student Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, 1916-1920. Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1924, Doctor of Medicine Vanderbilt Medical School, 1928.

Career

Interne, St. Thomas Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, 1928-1929. Teaching fellow neurology, Harvard Medical School, 1930-1931, assistant in neuropathology, 1931-1932, research fellow psychiatry, 1936-1942. Neurological house officer, Boston City Hospital, 1930-1931, research neurological physician, 1930-1931.

Assistant physician, Boston Psychopathic Hospital, 1932-1935. Graduate assistant, Psychiatric Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1933-1934. Military service, S.W. Pacific, 1942-1945.

Colonel Medical Corps, A.U.S. Surgeon, Nanking Headquarters Command, 1946. Visiting psychiatric, Boston City Hospital.

Clinical associate psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Research associate, Boston Psychopathic Hospital.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Noise That Time Makes, 1929. Six Sides to a Man, 1935. M: one thousand autobiog. sonnets.

      Clinical Sonnets, 1949. Illegitimate Sonnets, 1950. Case Record From a Sonnetorium, 1952.

      More Clinical Sonnets, 1952. A Doctor’s Book of Hours, 1954. Dance of Death, 1957.

      The Phoenix & The Bees (poems), 1958. Also other vols. of poetry, prose essays. Says

    • contributor articles on alcoholism, syphillis, suicide, psychiatry and conchology.

Membership

Fellow American Psychiatric Association, American Neurological Association, Massachusetts Medical Society, American Psychopathol. Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Medical Association, Sigma Chi, Phi Beta Kappa (honorary 1941).

Connections

Married Ann Leslie Nichol, August 14, 1930. Children: Adam G. N. Moore, John Trotwood, Leslie and Hester.

father:
John Trotwood Moore

mother:
Mary Brown (Daniel) Moore

spouse:
Ann Leslie Nichol

child:
Adam G. N. Moore

child:
John Trotwood Moore

child:
Leslie and Hester Moore