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Augusta Casey Ceasor

Augusta Casey Ceasor, American medical technician, microbiologist, clinical laboratory scientist. Achievements include research in unique toxin of mycobacterium ulcerans. Recipient Certified of Meritorious Service, 1991, Performance award, 1987, 89, 93, 95-97.

Background

  • Ceasor, Augusta Casey was born on February 22, 1943 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Augustus and Willie Mae (Stubbs) Ceasor.

  • Education

    • AS, State University of New York, 1981. Bachelor of Science, Southern Illinois University, 1981.

    Career

    • Laboratory assistant Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, Florida, 1967—1968. Laboratory technician Coordinated Laboratory Services, Jamaica, New York, 1969—1971. Medical technician Andrew Radar United States Army Health Clinic, Fort Myer, Virginia, 1972—1976.

      Medical technologist Armed Forces Institute Pathology, Washington, 1976—1991, Department Army, Military District Washington, Fort Myer, 1991—1997. Retired Department of Army, 1997. Consultant clinical laboratory science, since 1997.

      Department assistant Webster University, Ocala, Florida, 1999. Science fair judge American Society Microbiology, Washington, 1988—1997. High school science mentor Minority Women in Science, since 1989.

      Speaker to professional groups. Records manager Marion County Government, 2000—2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in unique toxin of mycobacterium ulcerans.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Metroscope Newsletter, 1985-1998, editor, 1989-1998. Technical assistant Mycobacteriology Research, 1985-1990.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active minority alumni scholarship committee Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, since 1981. Member Montgomery Knolls Community Association, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1983-1996, vice president, chairman safety and environmental committee, 1984-1985. Fellow: Alpha Mu Tau (scholarship committee 1995-1997, program/social chair 2001-2002, newsletter editor 2003-2005, program/social chair 2004-2005).

    Member: Florida Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (director District II 2000-2005, board directors since 2000, chair membership development committee), Capital Area Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (president-elect 1995-1996, president 1996-1997, past president 1997-1998), District of Columbia Society Medical Technology (chair professional and public relations 1985-1986, chair program committee 1986-1987, president 1987-1988, chair microbiology 1988-1989, chair awards 1988-1998, chair professional and public relations 1992-1993, Past President award 1988, Service award 1989, Member of Year 1989-1990, Distinguished Service award 1991, Professional Achievement award in Microbiology 1994), American Board Bioanalysis, International Society Clinical Laboratory Technology (certified general supervisor), American Society Medical Technology (Region II Council 1986-1993, Region II microbiology chair 1988-1989, chair Region II 1990-1993, council Region II 1996-1997, member development committee, Certified of Recognition 1990), American Society Clinical Laboratory Science (minority forum secretary 1994-1996, forum scholarship committee 1996—2005, chair forum scholarship committee 1997—2004, editor The Forum newsletter since 2002, forum for the concerns of minorities scholarship liaison since 2004, Omicron Sigma award 1987-1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005).

    Connections

    • father: Augustus Ceasor
    • mother: Willie Mae (Stubbs) Ceasor
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    Born February 22, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      State University of New York
    • 1981
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1967 - 1968
      Laboratory assistant, Mount Sinai Hospital
      Miami Beach, Florida, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      laboratory technician Coordinated Laboratory Services
      New York, United States
    • 1972 - 1976
      medical technician Andrew Radar United States Army Health Clinic
      Virginia, United States
    • 1976 - 1991
      medical technologist Armed Forces Institute Pathology
      Washington, United States
    • 1991 - 1997
      medical technologist Armed Forces Institute Pathology
    • 1997
      retired, Department of Army
    • 1997
      consultant, clinical laboratory science
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