Arthur (Art) S. Kling, MD, died March 27, 1997, in Los Angeles, Calif. Until moments before his death, he remained active, directing the Department of Psychiatry at the Sepulveda Veterans Administration Medical Center, participating in research at Sepulveda and the University of California Los Angeles Brain Research Institute, and teaching students and trainees.
Art was graduated from the University of Utrecht Medical School, Utrecht, the Netherlands, in 1956 and served on the faculties of the Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Ill, and the University of Illinois, Chicago, until he took a position at Rutgers Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, in 1968, where he remained until 1980. He then moved to Los Angeles to become chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the Sepulveda Veterans Administration Medical Center and vice chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California Los Angeles. He became a member of the Brain Research Institute in 1981.
McGuire MT. Arthur S. Kling, MD, 1929-1997. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1998;55(12):1144. doi:10.1001/archpsyc.55.12.1144