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date: 26 November 2020

Beers, Clifford Whittinghamlocked

(1876–1943)
  • Jean K. QuamJean K. QuamJean K. Quam, M.S.W., Ph.D., is the Dean of the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Minnesota. She was the director of the School of Social Work at Minnesota (which is administratively located in CEHD) for over sixteen years. Her Ph.D. was earned at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has research interests in social welfare history and gay and lesbian aging. For several years she taught a doctoral seminar on the history of social welfare.

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Clifford Whittingham Beers (1876–1943) helped establish the American Foundation for Mental Hygiene and the International Foundation for Mental Hygiene. His work helped broaden knowledge of the causes, treatment, and prevention of mental illness.

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