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Deans of the College of Medicine--Historic Overview

Historic Insights to Photographic Exhibit

Biography--Lewis M. King, PhD, Dean, College of Medicine, 1987-1994

Lewis M. King, PhD


Dr. Lewis M. King served as Dean of the College of Medicine from 1987 to 1994. Dr. King earned his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.



1: Bazargan M, Bazargan S, King L. Paranoid ideation among elderly African
American persons. Gerontologist. 2001 Jun;41(3):366-73. PubMed PMID: 11405434.

2:King LM, In Discourse-Toward a Pan-African Psychology: DRUM rolls for a Psychology of Emancipation. Journal of Black Psychology, 2013 June 01; 39(3) 223-231.

3: Shoemaker WC, James CB, King LM, Hardin E, Ordog GJ. Urban violence in Los
Angeles in the aftermath of the riots. A perspective from health care
professionals, with implications for social reconstruction. JAMA. 1993 Dec
15;270(23):2833-7. PubMed PMID: 8133623.

Book Chapter:

King, LM, Turner, L. & Neville, HA (2019). A Narrative of Dr. Lewis M. King. Frantz Fanon’s Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Clinical Work: Practicing Internationally with Marginalized Communities.


King, L. M., Lopez, R. L., & Fanon Research and Development Center. (1975). Black adolescent alcoholism: Selected annotated references 1945-1974. Inglewood, Calif.: Fanon Research & Development Center.

King, L. M., Dixon, V. J., & Nobles, W. W. (1976). African philosophy: Assumption & paradigms for research on black persons. Los Angeles: Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School. Call Number: B 5300 A4x 1976 CDU Library Resource

King, L. M., & California. (1985). Alcoholism and alcohol abuse: Barriers to treatment of Blacks : a specially commissioned report to Community Improvement League. Long Beach, Calif: The League.

King, L. M., & National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.). (1981). Alcoholism: Studies regarding black Americans, 1977-1980. Rockville, Md. (5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Md. 20857: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

King, L. M., & Fanon Research and Development Center, Los Angeles, Ca. (1977). Fanon Center Restoration Model: An Emancipatory Strategy for Educationof All Children. Final Report.

King, L. M. (1985). Black family development and mental health. Place of publication not identified: Abc-Clio.


King, L. M. (1972). An experimental exploration of the relationship between self-reinforcement, self-esteem and locus of control in 9-11 yr. old black males.