Samuel B. Guze, MD, was a pioneer in the field of alcoholism research. He obtained his MD from Washington University in 1945 and continued his training in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital and Washington University, except for a year of medicine training in Connecticut. Dr. Guze joined the Washington University School of Medicine faculty in 1951, and was Chair of the Department of Psychiatry from 1975 to 1989, and again from 1993 to 1997. He also served as Vice Chancellor and President of the Medical Center from 1971 to 1989. Dr. Guze was highly respected as a researcher, an administrator and a leader in the field of psychiatry. Dr. Guze passed away in July 2000.
Transcript of the Samuel Guze Oral History at Becker Medical Library.