Rex Cowdry

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Rex William Cowdry (born February 12, 1947 in Des Moines, Iowa[1]) is an American psychiatrist. He graduated from Yale University in 1968, where he was a member of Skull and Bones,[2]:177 and earned an MD and Master of Public Health from Harvard University in 1973.[1] He was Acting Director of the National Institute of Mental Health from 1994 to 1996. He was the Executive Director of the Maryland Health Care Commission from 2005 to 2011.[3]


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  2. ^ Robbins, Alexandra (2002). Secrets of the Tomb: Skull and Bones, the Ivy League, and the Hidden Paths of Power. Boston: Little, Brown. ISBN 0-316-72091-7. 
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