Simpson, Michael Andrew

views updated

SIMPSON, Michael Andrew

SIMPSON, Michael Andrew. South African, b. 1944. Genres: Plays/ Screenplays, Poetry, Education, Law, Medicine/Health, Meteorology/ Atmospheric sciences, Psychiatry, Psychology, Documentaries/Reportage, Essays, Humor/Satire, Bibliography. Career: Physician. Psychiatrist, Guy's Hospital, London, 1970; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, 1973; Sr. Lecturer in Psychiatry and Medicine, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, 1976; Professor of Psychiatry, Family Practice and Community Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1979; Professor of Medical Education, and Deputy Dean, University of Natal, South Africa, 1984-87; Director of Program Development, Clinic Holdings, Pretoria, 1987-90; Visiting Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 1991; National Centre for Psychosocial and Traumatic Stress, Pretoria, S.A., director. Publications: Medical Education: A Critical Approach, 1972; Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, 1978; The Facts of Death, 1979; Dying, Death and Grief: A Critical Annotated Bibliography, 1979; (co-ed.) Primary Care and Medical Education, 1979; Psycholinguistics in Clinical Practice: Languages of Illness and Healing, 1981; Self-Tutor Guide to Psychiatry, 1983; Death and Ideology, 1985; Dying and Grief II, 1987; Schizophrenia: Exploring the Spectrum of Psychosis, 1993; Beyond Trauma, 1995; Death and Trauma, 1995; Reforming Health Care: The Philosophy and Practice of International Health Reform, 1995; Multiple Personality Disorder: Controversies and Cultural Issues, 1995. Contributor to books and international journals. Author of produced plays and libretti, 1968-73; poetry printed and performed internationally, 1970-. Address: Intermedica, PO Box 51, Pretoria 0001, Republic of South Africa.

About this article

Simpson, Michael Andrew

Updated About content Print Article