H. Keith H. Brodie, American psychiatrist and educator, Died at 77

H. Keith H. Brodie was born on August 24, 1939, in New Canaan, Connecticut and died on December 2, 2016.

He was an American psychiatrist, educator, and President Emeritus of Duke University.

He attended the New Canaan Country School before studying chemistry at Princeton University and medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

He graduated from Columbia University with an M.D. in 1965.

Brodie completed an internship in internal medicine at the Ochner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and a residency in psychiatry at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

During 1968, Brodie joined the National Institute of Mental Health as a clinical associate.

He taught at Stanford University from 1970 to 1974 and was chair of Stanford’s Medical School Faculty Senate and director of the General Research Center.

He received the A.E. Bennett Research Award from the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the psychopharmacology prize of the American Psychological Association, and the Edward A. Streck Award of the Pennsylvania Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Brodie served as president of the American Psychiatric Association and chaired the Board of Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine of the Institute of Medicine.

H. Keith H. Brodie passed away at 77 years old.