Paul Josiah Schwab, M.D

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Paul Josiah Schwab, M.D. of Naperville

Funeral services for Paul Josiah Schwab, M.D., 72, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, at Community United Methodist Church, 20 N. Center St., Naperville. Interment will be in Naperville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the Beidelman- Kunsch Funeral Home, 516 S. Washington St., Naperville, and from 9 a.m. until the time of the services Friday, at the church. Born Jan. 14, 1932 in Waxahachie, Texas, the son of Paul J. Schwab, Ph.D., and Anna Bauerle Schwab, he died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Dr. Schwab graduated in 1953 from North Central College, bachelor of arts with honors, and in 1957 from Baylor Medical School, doctor of medicine with honors. Dr. Schwab received his specialty board certification in psychiatry and neurology and practiced adult psychiatry in Chicago and Naperville for 39 years. Dr. Schwab authored 15 medical journal articles. While working at the National Institutes of Health in 1960, he and Dr. J.L. Fahey, developed a technique that remains the standard treatment for a rare blood disorder. He held numerous professional memberships and was an examiner and diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Schwab also taught in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago's Medical School for more than three decades. He received the Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D., Certificate of Excellence from the American Psychiatric Association in 1991 and Outstanding Teacher Awards from the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Chicago in 1991 and 2003. …