Rosen, David H., 1945-

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David H. Rosen was born on February 25, 1945, in Port Chester, NY to Max and Barbara Rosen. In 1966, he received his BA in an individual major in Psychological-Biological Science at the University of California, Berkeley. From there, he went on to medical school at the University of Missouri, where he earned his Medical Doctorate in 1970.

Following medical school, Rosen interned at the University of California in San Francisco from 1970 to 1971, after which he remained at UCSF at the Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute to do his residency from 1971 to 1974. In 1974, Dr. Rosen became the Chief Resident in Psychiatry and a Clinical Instructor at the UCSF Department of Psychiatry, practicing general psychiatry and analytical psychotherapy. In 1975, Rosen became the Co-Director of the Shetland Health Study and Staff Psychiatrist of the Inpatient Treatment and Research Service at the Langley Porter Institute, UCSF. Dr. Rosen finished out his time at UCSF, as an Assistant Professor and Director of Psychiatric Aspects of Medical Practice in the Department of Psychiatry.

After leaving San Francisco, Rosen moved to Rochester, New York, where he was an Associate Professor and Associate Director in the Division of Behavioral Science in the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine and Director of Consultation/Liaison Programs, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Rochester, until coming to Texas A&M University in 1986.

Rosen became Professor of Psychiatry as well as the first McMillan Professor of Analytical Psychology and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at Texas A&M University and the Texas A&M Health Science Center in College Station, TX until his retirement in 2011. In 1989, Dr. Rosen became a Professor of Humanities in Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

David Rosen remains an active member and leader of the Jungian community, having served as general faculty at the Texas Region Jungian Training Seminar from 1992 to 2012. From 1997 to 2012, Dr. Rosen served as Senior Training Analyst for the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, and as faculty for the New Orleans Region Jungian Training Seminar from 1999 till 2006. He is also a member and Training Analyst of the Pacific Northwest Society of Jungian Analysts since 2011.

Dr. Rosen’s research interests include analytical psychology, the psychology of religion, positive psychology, depression, suicidology, social medicine and psychiatry, epidemiology, healing, creativity, and the psychosocial, psychiatric, and human aspects of medicine. His publications include over a hundred articles and chapters as well as ten books.

Rosen semi-retired in 2011 to Eugene, Oregon, where he is an active member of the psychiatric and medical community, serving as Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.


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