Nancy E. Suchman, PhD, 63, died peacefully at home on December 25, 2020 with her husband at her side after a courageous battle with an aggressive cancer. At the time of her death, Nancy was an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Child Study Center who had made significant contributions to the science of addiction, parenting, and child development.
- September 02, 2020
Robert Stern MD, PhD, a longtime member of the faculty in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, died September 1. He was 92.
- July 28, 2020
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.
- July 08, 2020
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.
- July 08, 2020
Cynthia Deery Pincus Russell, PhD, former Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, died on June 11th, 2020, in Branford.
- May 22, 2020
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.
- April 23, 2020
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.
- April 24, 2019
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.
- December 21, 2018
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.
- October 10, 2018
Dr. Herbert D. Kleber, an alumnus of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program and an esteemed former faculty member, has died. He was 84.