About the Author
Alex Caemmerer Jr., M.D graduated from Princeton University from the Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He spent his career in both the private practice of psychiatry and as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, at St Luke’s/ Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, where he was Director of the Pyschiatric Clinic from 1980 to 1991. After finishing training at Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital, New York City, he opened the Psychiatric inpatient service at the Bergen Regional Medical Center in Paramus, New Jersey. During the Korean Conflict he spent a two year tour of duty in the Navy, where he served as Psychiatrist at the U.S Naval Hospital, Key West, Florida. He continues in the practice of psychiatry in Englewood, New Jersey. Married to the former Li Browne, New York City, graphic designer and painter. They have three sons and three granddaughters.