Michael Rutter

Michael Rutter (1933–2021)

Child psychiatrist who transformed understanding of autism. Uta Frith is emeritus professor of cognitive development at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London. Francesca Happé. Francesca Happé is professor of cognitive neuroscience at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. You have full access to this...
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Letter: Sir Michael Rutter obituary

Sir Michael Rutter’s insights into the positive impact of good parenting of children who have suffered deprivation and abuse in early infancy have been hugely valuable in the fields of adoption and fostering in the UK. Not only in the orphanages of Romania in the 90s have children experienced neglectful and shameful care. His work gives hope to practitioners and carers looking after children who have never felt secure or loved.
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Legendary Child Psychiatrist Michael Rutter Dies

Michael Rutter, a pioneering child psychiatrist, died at the age of 88 on October 23. He is most widely known for his work uncovering the fact that autism has a genetic component and his practice of talking directly to his young patients—a novel approach at the time. Rutter was born...
Antelope Valley Press

Michael Rutter, pioneering child psychiatrist, is dead at 88

Dr. Michael Rutter, a British child psychiatrist whose many transformative studies included one that demonstrated the genetics of autism and another that assessed how poor treatment suffered by Romanian children in orphanages affected them after they were adopted by English families, died Oct. 23 at his home in Dulwich, a suburb of London. He was 88.
Tidewater News

Michael Rutter, Pioneering Child Psychiatrist, Is Dead at 88

He entered the University of Birmingham Medical School in 1950, planing to be a basic practitioner and be a part of his father’s apply. But he turned fascinated by neurology and neurosurgery after which by psychiatry, impressed by a professor, Wilhelm Mayer-Gross, a outstanding psychiatrist who had fled Nazi Germany.

Remembering child psychiatrist Michael Rutter

Sir Michael Rutter, the child psychiatrist who overturned outmoded ideas about autism’s origins, died 23 October at age 88. In July, Rutter had retired from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London in the United Kingdom, where he had worked for 55 years. During that time,...

Michael Rutter

Michael Rutter, 59 passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Genesis Hospital. He was born October 24, 1961 in Athens to the late Lester and Hearcel Josephine Koon Rutter. Michael loved to fish, hunt and visit with Vanessa and Jerry Dunwoody. Surviving are his siblings: Janet Potts, Dave (Betty Nutt)...

Michael Rutter, 69

Michael Elmer Rutter, 69, of Boonsboro, MD, formerly of Frederick, MD, entered into eternal rest at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown on February 14, 2021 after an extended illness. Michael was born on March 5, 1951 in Wilmington, DE, to the late Elmer K. and Alma C. (Schafer) Rutter. He...