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GLAZER--Dr. William M., of Menemsha, MA and Key West, FL, died at home in Menemsha on Sunday, June 23 surrounded by his family. The cause of death was appendiceal cancer. Dr. Glazer was born March 31, 1947 to his parents Irma and Harry Glazer of Newington, CT. He graduated from Clark University in 1969, and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in 1973. He completed his residency in psychiatry at Yale University in 1978. After completing his residency, he went into private practice and was the President of Glazer Medical Solutions. He was a clinician, researcher, lecturer, consultant and had been involved with continuing medical education since he began on the faculty of the Departments of Psychiatry first at Yale University (1978-1994) then at Harvard University (1994-2006). His research and teaching has generated the publication of hundreds of papers, chapters and multimedia educational materials. He lectured nationally for over 25 years on themes related to the diagnosis, treatment and management of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses. He was a recognized expert in the areas of schizophrenia, tardive dyskinesia, managed care and psychpharmacology. He leaves behind his wife Roseline, children Aaron, Hilary and Jacob along with daughters-in-law Dalia, and Illana, grandchildren Solomon, DvorahLeah, Samuel, Isaac, and Ziva. He also leaves behind his father Harry, brother Dan and sister-in-law Paula. Dr. Glazer was Commodore of the Menemsha Pond Sailboat fleet for 20 years. He was loved and admired by many friends and colleagues on the Vineyard, Connecticut and Key West along with his patients for whom he cared very deeply. He looked forward to Vineyard summers as two-star general of his "Menemsha Army" of five grandchildren. Donations may be made in his name to Daybreak Clubhouse, Vineyard Haven, P.O. Box 1993, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

Published in The New York Times on July 2, 2013
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