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Bartley Cavanough Block

Bartley Cavanough Block, American biologist, educator. Grantee United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1960, United States Department of Agriculture, 1960-1962, National Science Foundation, 1962-1963, Mellon Foundation, 1980; visiting fellow Yale University, 1988-1989.

Background

  • Block, Bartley Cavanough was born on April 12, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of David and Anne (Been) Block.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1954. Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1955. Student, Pennsylvania State University, 1958.

    Career

    • Entomologist United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, 1959. Assistant professor Lycoming College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 1959-1963, Drexel Institute of Technology, Philadelphia, 1964-1965, Southern Connecticut State College, New Haven, 1965-1967, University Bridgeport, 1967-1974, associate professor biology, 1974-1992. Chief medical writer Pharmedica Communications, New Haven, 1992-1996.

      Senior science editor Pharos Healthcare Communications, Inc., Greenwich, 1996-1997. Adjunct faculty, department biology Rhode Island College, since 2010. Freelance medical writer, since 1998.

      Adjunct faculty., biology department Rhode Island College, since 2010. Consultant in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Chairman Milford Conservation Commission, 1982-1986. Member Inland Wetland Agency, 1988-1990. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Medical Writers Association, American Institute Biological Science, American Society Zoological, Entomological Society of America, Ecological Society of America, Animal Behavior Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography.

    Connections

    • Married Janet Jacobs, May 26, 1963. Children: Kenneth, Deborah, Steven.
    • father: David Block
    • mother: Anne (Been) Block
    • spouse: Janet Jacobs
    • children: Kenneth Block
    • Deborah Block
    • Steven Block
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    Born April 12, 1933
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Northwestern University
    • 1955
      Northwestern University
    • 1958
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1959
      Entomologist United States Department of Agriculture
      Beltsville, Maryland, United States
    • 1959 - 1963
      assistant, professor Lycoming College
      Williamsport, Maryland, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      assistant, professor Lycoming College
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1967 - 1974
      assistant, professor Lycoming College
    • 1992 - 1996
      chief medical writer, Pharmedica Communications
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1996 - 1997
      senior, science editor Pharos Healthcare Communications
      Greenwich, United Kingdom
    • 2010
      adjunct faculty
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