Murchison, Alexander John

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Murchison, Alexander John

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[194-] - 1975


Alexander Murchison was a Dalhousie Medical School graduate and researcher in adolescent psychiatry. He was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and earned his MD from Dalhousie in 1963. He was a Killam Award recipient for post-graduate training in psychiatry in Halifax and had fellowships at hospitals in England and Scotland. He returned to Halifax to join the staff at the Izaak Walton Killam Hospital and the Atlantic Child Guidance Clinic. Dr. Murchison was active in professional associations and community organizations, in particular with the Children's Aid Society of Halifax. He died in 1975.


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