Dr. Roslyn Seligman

Dr. Roslyn Seligman of Cincinnati, Ohio died on October 15, after a brief illness.  She was 80 years old. The daughter of the late Rubin and Isabell Seligman of Claxton, Dr. Seligman was the valedictorian in 1953 of her high school class in Claxton.
Following graduation from the University of Georgia in 1957, she attended the Medical College of Georgia, graduating in 1961. She served her internship at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago and completed specialty training in general psychiatry, child psychiatry, and community psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati   College of Medicine from 1962-1967.
She joined the College of Medicine faculty in 1967 as an instructor in child psychiatry and rose to full professor status in 2007. She became an emerita professor in 2011.  Dr. Seligman was the first woman to serve as president of the Cincinnati Psychiatric (1975-76) and the first woman to serve as president of the Ohio Psychiatric Association (1981-82).
She leaves behind a sister, Pearl Seligman Friedenberg of Savannah and a brother, Melvin Seligman of Atlanta.