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Series 3: Other Professional Activities and Subject Files, 1943-1986

 Series
Identifier: 100961975Y754

Scope and Contents

Of particular interest is Dr. Brown's activities as adviser, consultant, or board member with such organizations as the American Bar Association, American Psychiatric Association, Health Industries of America, Horizon Health Group, and the Rand Corporation. His work for these organizations in the late 1970s through the mid-1980s included: advising the National Pretrial Division Service Center, sponsored by the Commission on Correctional Facilities and Services, on legislative prison reforms and court cases; working as a fellow for the American Psychiatric Association's Council on National Affairs on policies affecting the mental health needs of minorities and women; serving as an Outside Director for Health Industries of America, a corporation which provided substance abuse and mental health services through the management of specialty hospitals, sub-acute facilities, and structured outpatient programs; acting as chairman of the board for the Horizon Health Group, a private health care development firm with a primary interest in developing psychiatric and alcohol treatment hospitals; providing consultant services for the Rand Corporation and the Hogg Foundation National Advisory Council; and membership on the American Psychiatric Association's Council on National Affairs.

Other records in this series pertain to Dr. Brown's professional activities during his time at NIMH but which were not part of his official assignment as an NIMH employee. These assignments included, but are not limited to, his appointment as Associate and then Clinical Professor to the George Washington University School of Medicine in 1969, and work as advisor starting in 1960 to the Patuxent Institute, a facility which housed convicted criminals with symptoms of antisocial or criminal behavior and mental illness. Records of particular importance in this series pertain to Dr. Brown's special assignment to President John F. Kennedy's Commission on Mental Health, and the President's Panel on Mental Retardation from 1961 through 1963. The Panel focused on the clinical services, residential care, education, and vocational rehabilitation of the mentally retarded.

This series contains records which pertain to Dr. Brown's professional activities outside of his official duties as a federal employee. The records include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, and charts documenting Dr. Brown's activities as a private consultant, board member, special adviser, educator, and private medical professional. The folders are arranged alphabetically by organizational affiliation or topic.

Dates

  • 1943-1986

Extent

From the Collection: 68.5 Linear Feet (165 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

Collection materials primarily in English

Restrictions

Collection contains restricted material. Portions of the collection are restricted according to HMD's Access to Health Information of Individuals policy. Contact the Reference Staff for information regarding access. For access to the policy and application form, please visit https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/manuscripts/phi.pdf.

Scope and Contents

Of particular interest is Dr. Brown's activities as adviser, consultant, or board member with such organizations as the American Bar Association, American Psychiatric Association, Health Industries of America, Horizon Health Group, and the Rand Corporation. His work for these organizations in the late 1970s through the mid-1980s included: advising the National Pretrial Division Service Center, sponsored by the Commission on Correctional Facilities and Services, on legislative prison reforms and court cases; working as a fellow for the American Psychiatric Association's Council on National Affairs on policies affecting the mental health needs of minorities and women; serving as an Outside Director for Health Industries of America, a corporation which provided substance abuse and mental health services through the management of specialty hospitals, sub-acute facilities, and structured outpatient programs; acting as chairman of the board for the Horizon Health Group, a private health care development firm with a primary interest in developing psychiatric and alcohol treatment hospitals; providing consultant services for the Rand Corporation and the Hogg Foundation National Advisory Council; and membership on the American Psychiatric Association's Council on National Affairs.

Other records in this series pertain to Dr. Brown's professional activities during his time at NIMH but which were not part of his official assignment as an NIMH employee. These assignments included, but are not limited to, his appointment as Associate and then Clinical Professor to the George Washington University School of Medicine in 1969, and work as advisor starting in 1960 to the Patuxent Institute, a facility which housed convicted criminals with symptoms of antisocial or criminal behavior and mental illness. Records of particular importance in this series pertain to Dr. Brown's special assignment to President John F. Kennedy's Commission on Mental Health, and the President's Panel on Mental Retardation from 1961 through 1963. The Panel focused on the clinical services, residential care, education, and vocational rehabilitation of the mentally retarded.

This series contains records which pertain to Dr. Brown's professional activities outside of his official duties as a federal employee. The records include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, and charts documenting Dr. Brown's activities as a private consultant, board member, special adviser, educator, and private medical professional. The folders are arranged alphabetically by organizational affiliation or topic.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Archives and Modern Manuscripts Collection Collecting Area

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