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Johns Hopkins' impact on American psychiatry

Curt Richter and Adolf Meyer—The improbable couple

Curt Richter was a pioneering psychobiologist at Hopkins who introduced the concept of the "biological clock" in 1927. His long tenure in the Psychiatry Department overlapped significantly with founding director Adolf Meyer. The speaker Gerard Smith knew Curt Richter personally.

This special series, titled "A Stellar Century: Johns Hopkins' Impact on American Psychiatry," will highlight the people, ideas and work that distinguish and define the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Part of the 100th year anniversary of the Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic.

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