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cartoonist , Psychiatrist

Stuart Alan Copans, American psychiatrist, cartoonist. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology; board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Recipient Henry Kempe award National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, l978, award for brochure National Association Private Psychiatric Hospitals, l980.

Background

Copans, Stuart Alan was born on February 16, 1943 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Lawrence William and Rosaline (Davidoff) Copans.

Education

AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1964. Doctor of Medicine, Stanford University, 1969.

Career

Intern, U. Vermont Medical Center Hospitals, 1969-1970;resident in neurology, U. Vermont Medical Center Hospitals, 1970-1971;resident in psychiatry, George Washington U. Hospital, 1973-1974;resident in psychiatry, Mary Hitchcock Hospital, Darmouth, Vermont, 1976-1977;fellow in child psychiatry, Mary Hitchcock Hospital, Darmouth, Vermont, 1974-1976;assistant professor psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H., l976-85;associate professor, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H., since 1985;medical director adolescent alcohol and drug abuse treatment division, Brattleboro (Vermont) Retreat, 1985-1992;interim medical director, Brattleboro (Vermont) Retreat, 1988-1990;division director adolescent division, Brattleboro (Vermont) Retreat, 1992-1994. Chairman New England Children's Mental Health Task Force, 1982-1983.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Board certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.

Works

Membership

Member Brattleboro Town Meeting, since 1982. Board directors Brooks Memorial Library., Brattleboro, 1984-1995, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, since 1996. Surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1974-1976.

Fellow American Psychiatric Association (member task force on rural psychiatry since 1995), American Orthopsychiat. Association, American Academy Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (committee chairman since 1983). Member New England Council Child Psychiatry (board directors 1987-1990), Vermont Association Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (founding member, 1st president), Vermont Pataphys.

Association, Harvard Club Vermont, Graphic Artist's Guild, National Cartoonist's Society, National Writer's Union, Guild American Papercutters.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cartoons, book illustration, mail art, papercutting, canoeing.

Connections

Married Mary Omer Webb, December 9, l972. Children: Laurie, Roy, Jonathan, Benjamin.

father:
Lawrence William Copans

mother:
Rosaline (Davidoff) Copans

spouse:
Mary Omer Webb

children:
Laurie Copans

Roy Copans

Jonathan Copans

Benjamin Copans