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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Robert T. Malison, MD ’87, HS ’91

The Department of Psychiatry sadly shares the news of the unexpected death of Robert T. Malison, MD, professor of psychiatry, on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the age of 60. Bob, an avid outdoorsman, cellist, and tennis player, passed away peacefully in his bed after an acute cardiac event.

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  • In Memoriam: Jerome M. Schnitt, MD

    Jerome M. Schnitt, MD ("Jerry"), a former member of the Yale Department of Psychiatry clinical faculty and Medical Director of the addiction outpatient services at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, passed away June 9, 2020 after a decade-long battle with cancer. He was 73.

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  • In Memoriam: Andrew E. Slaby, MD, MPH, PhD

    The Department of Psychiatry sadly reports the death of residency alumnus and former faculty member, Andrew E. Slaby, MD, MPH, PhD, at the age of 78 on May 4, 2020. He was a nationally recognized psychiatric leader, educator, and author.

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  • In Memoriam: Thomas A. Kirk, Jr., PhD

    Thomas A. Kirk, Jr., PhD, former Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry whose leadership transformed Connecticut’s mental health system and strengthened Yale’s role within in, died on April 9. He was 78.

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  • In memoriam: David A. Hamburg, MD

    Dr. David A. Hamburg, a distinguished psychiatrist and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient who pioneered research in the field of mental health, died April 21 in Washington. He was 93.

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  • In memoriam: Burness E. Moore, MD

    Burness E. Moore, MD, who helped refine psychoanalytic terms and concepts by bringing clarity and rigor to their definitions, passed away November 27, 2018 in Stone Mountain, Ga. He was almost 105. Dr. Moore was Physician-in-Charge of Yale Psychiatric Institute from 1943 to 1951. At that time, there were only three full time psychiatric faculty: the chairman Eugen Kahn, MD, Frederick Redlich, MD, and Dr. Moore.

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  • In memoriam: Dr. Dori Laub

    Dr. Dori Laub, 81, died at Yale New Haven Hospital on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Dr. Laub arrived at Yale as a fourth year resident in 1969 and became a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in a career of almost 50 years.

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