Berthold E. Schwarz, MD, 85, of Vero Beach and Green Pond, N.J., died Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at VNA Hospice House.
Born in Jersey City, N.J., on Oct. 20, 1924, Dr. Schwarz was a proud veteran of the United States Navy. Dr Schwarz received his A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1945 and graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and the N.Y. University College of Medicine in 1950.
He also received a M.S. in Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, he was a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of various other medical and scientific organizations.
In addition to being a long- time member of the Academy of Spirituality and Paranormal Studies, he was also a Fellow of the American Society for Psychical Research, a Fellow of the American Association for The Advancement of Science, and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr Schwarz also published a number of articles on psychiatric, psychoanalytic and electrophysiological subjects. He contributed to professional journals and published over a dozen books including “A Psychiatrist Looks at ESP.”