William Stone Hall Edit Profile
Doctor of Medicine Medical University of Southern California, 1937; student, School Military Neuropsychiatry, 1944; student, Columbia University, 1947; student, University Chicago, 1959.
Intern, Columbia (South Carolina.) Hospital, 1937-1938;
member of staff, South Carolina. Eastern State Hospital, Columbia, 1938-1952;
superintendent, South Carolina. Eastern State Hospital, 1952-1969;
superintendent, Pineland State Training school and Hospital, 1953-1966;
superintendent, Palmetto Eastern State Hospital (name now Crafts-Farrow Eastern State Hospital), 1952-1966;
commissioner mental health, South Carolina.
Department Mental Health, 1963-1985; retired, South Carolina. Department Mental Health, 1985; clinical professor psychiatry, Medical University of Southern California, 1957-1995; clinical professor psychiatry, University of Southern California, 1957-1975; Distinguished lecturer, University of Southern California, 1985-1995. Member Presidential Task Force on Mentally Handicapped, 1970.
Chairman planningcom. Surgical General's Conference State and Territory Mental Health Authorities, 1971, 72. Liaison member National Advisory Mental Health Council, National Institute Mental Health, 1972-1973.
Member Governor's State Health Planning Council, 1973-1974, Governor's Social Development Policy Council, 1973-1974. Member coordinating council South Carolina. Commision on Aging, 1974-1985.
Member South Carolina. Advisory Council for Comprehensive Health Planning, 1967-1975, 1st vice chairman, 1972, 73. Councillor, accreditation council for psychiatric facilities Joint Commision on Accreditation Hospitals, 1973-1979.
Member Governor's Committee on State Employees and their Employment, 1973-1985, South Carolina. Statewide Health Coordinating Council, 1976-1985, South Carolina. Governor's Interagy. Coordinating council on Early Childhood Development and Education, 1980-1985, South Carolina.
Pre-trial Intervention Advisory Committee, 1980-1985.
Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.
Trustee United Community Fund, 1968-1971. Board directors United Way of Midlands, 1976-1980. Advisory board Remotivation Technique Organization, 1972-1975.
Served as major Medical Corps Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow American Psychiatric Association (life, nominating committee 1968, chairman program committee 12th Mental Hospital Institute 1960, committee certification in administrative psychiatry 1972-1980, president South Carolina district branch 1957), American College Psychiatrists (charter), American College Mental Health Administration. Member American Hospital Association (chairman governing council psychiatric hospital section 1971), American Medical Association (committee on nursing 1966-1973), South Carolina Mental Health Association, Columbia Medical Society (president 1958), Association Medical Superintendents Mental Hospitals (president 1964, 65, meritorious service award 1971), National Association State Mental Health Program Directors (vice president 1968, 69, president 1970, 71), South Carolina State Employees Association (board directors 1968-1976, vice president 1971-1973, president 1973-1975, Outstanding State Employee 1967), American Association Psychiatric Administrators South Carolina Medical Association.
Married Oxena Elizabeth Gunter, June 29, 1940. Children: William Stone, Carol Lynn, Richard F.
William Son of Hall Diagnostic Center named in his honor Fenwick Hall, Charleston, 1984. William Son of Hall chair neuropsychology and behavioral science named in his honor University South Carolina School Medicine, 1993.