Samuel B. Guze

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.

Browse the Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism Collections:

2011: Trauma and Alcoholism

2010: Disentangling the Genetics of Alcoholism: Understanding Pathophysiology and Improving Treatment

2009: Translating Basic Science Findings to Guide Prevention Efforts

2008: Alcohol, Suicide, and Suicidality

2007: Alcohol Use Across the Lifespan

2006: Alcohol and Tobacco Dependence: from Bench to Bedside

2005: Alcoholism and Comorbidity

2004: Alcoholism and the Latest Genetics and Neuroscience Findings

2003: Drinking and the High School Student

2002: The Challenges of College-Age Drinking