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Robert W. Laidlaw, American physician.

Background

Laidlaw, Robert W. was born on February 26, 1901 in Englewood, New Jersey, United States. Son of Walter and Jennie Louise (Childs) Laidlaw.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1924. Doctor of Medicine College Physicians and Surgical, New York City, 1931.

Career

; 1 son, Donald Hale. Married second, Beatrice Snedeker, March 22, 1940 (div. 1968); 1 daughter, Patricia Mott.

Married 3d, Priscilla Gatling Spilman, February 20, 1971. Intern, Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1931-1932, assistant attending neurologist Vanderbilt Clinic, 1934-1949, chief veterans rehabilitation clinic, 1945-1948. Postgraduate training Neurological Institute, New York City, 1932-1937, assistant attending neurologist, 1934-1949.

Consultant psychiatry New York State Training School for Boys, Warwick, 1933-1937. Psychiatric consultant wards, outpatient clinic Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1933-1940, assistant attending psychiatrist, 1940-1947, associate attending psychiatrist, 1947-1949, attending psychiatrist, 1949-1966, chief psychiatric div., 1950-1966, consultant department, 1966-1978. Instructor neurology College Physicians and Surgical, 1934-1939.

Private practice psychiatry, New York City, 1937-1978. Neuropsychiatrist Induction Center, New York City, 1943-1945. Consultant psychiatry Union Theological Seminary, 1949-1958.

Member of New York State Board Social Welfare, 1958-1965. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Life fellow American Psychiatric Association, New York Academy of Medicine.

Fellow American Association Marriage and Family Counselors (founder, president 1950-1952). Member of the American Medical Association, Association Research Nervous and Mental Diseases, New York State, New York County medical societies, New York Psychiatric Society New York Society Clinical Psychiatry, New York Neurological Society Contributor articles to professional publications Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of New York State Board Social Welfare, 1958-1965. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Life fellow American Psychiatric Association, New York Academy of Medicine.

Member of the American Medical Association, Association Research Nervous and Mental Diseases, New York State, New York County medical societies, New York Psychiatric Society New York Society Clinical Psychiatry, New York Neurological Society.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Hale, July 13, 1930 (divorced 1940).; married second, Beatrice Snedeker, March 22, 1940 (divorced 1968).; married 3d, Priscilla Gatling Spilman, February 20, 1971.

father:
Walter Laidlaw

mother:
Jennie Louise (Childs) Laidlaw

spouse:
Elizabeth Hale

spouse:
Beatrice Snedeker

spouse:
Priscilla Gatling Spilman