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Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist
Dr. Irving J. Taylor, psychiatrist

Dr. Irving J. Taylor, a psychiatrist, researcher and philanthropist who had been medical director and CEO of the old Taylor Manor Hospital in Ellicott City, died Friday at his Pikesville home of a heart attack. He was 95. "Irv Taylor was a major pioneer in psychiatry and was known nationally. He was the first to use anti-psychotic medicine on patients. He established an adolescent unit. He was always interested in being on the leading edge. He was a visionary," said Dr. Steve S. Sharfstein, who is president and chief executive officer of Sheppard Pratt Health System. "He had a long life and made many contributions, and was a real presence in the field," said Dr....

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