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William Cecil Campbell

William Cecil Campbell, American biologist. Recipient Directors Science award Merck & Company Inc., 1987, Discoverers award Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Assn, 1989, Kitasato medal, 1990; Fulbright grantee, 1953; Kohler fellow University Wisconsin, 1955.

Background

  • Campbell, William Cecil was born on June 28, 1930 in Derry, Northern Ireland. Son of Robert John and Sarah Jane (Patterson) Campbell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1952. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1957.

    Career

    • With Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1957-1990, research associate, 1957-1963, research fellow, 1963-1966, senior research fellow, 1966, director parasitology, 1966-1972. Director Merck Sharp & Dohme Veterinary Research and Development Laboratory, Ingleburn, Australia, 1972-1973. Senior investigator Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1973-1976, director basic parasitology, 1977-1978, senior director, 1978-1984, senior scientist, 1984-1990.

      Dana fellow Drew University, Madison, since 1990. Adjunct professor New York Medical College, Valhalla, since 1985, University Pennsylvania, since 1981, Drew University, since 1992.

    Works

    • Editor: Trichinella and Trichinosis, 1983, Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases, 1986, Ivermectin and Abamectin, 1989. Member editorial board Experimental Parasitology, others. Contributor articles to professor journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Member American Society Parasitology (president 1987), International Commission on Trichinellosis (president 1980-1984), National Academy of Sciences, New York Society Tropical Medicine (president 1970-1971), New Jersey Society Parasitology (president 1976-1977), Summit Playhouse Association (president 1991-1994), Medical History Society New Jersey (president 1994-1996).

    Personality

    Interests

    Community theater, poetry, painting.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Mastin, February 24, 1962. Children: Jenifer, Peter, Betsy.
    • father: Robert John Campbell
    • mother: Sarah Jane (Patterson) Campbell
    • spouse: Mary Mastin
    • children: Jenifer Campbell
    • Peter Campbell
    • Betsy Campbell
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    Born June 28, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Trinity College
    • 1954
      University Wisconsin
    • 1957
      University Wisconsin
    • 1957 - 1990
      With Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories
      Rahway, New Jersey, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      director, Merck Sharp & Dohme Veterinary Research and Development Laboratory
      Ingleburn, New South Wales, Australia
    • 1973 - 1976
      senior, investigator Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories
      Rahway, New Jersey, United States
    • 1990
      Dana fellow, Drew University
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
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