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Sherilynn Ferrario Spear

Sherilynn Ferrario Spear, American public health educator. Grantee National Institute of Mental Health, 1977-1981, United States Agency for International Development, 1984-1986, National Institute on Drug Abuse, since 1989. Member American Public Health Association, National Council for International Health, American Sociological Association.

Background

  • Spear, Sherilynn Ferrario was born on July 2, 1944 in Aurora, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Daniel and Evelyn (Kies) Ferrario.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Alverno College, 1967. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1971. Master of Social Work, University Iowa, 1976.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1981.

    Career

    • Associate professor sociology St. Ambrose College, Davenport, Iowa, 1972-1977. Assistant professor public health University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1981-1984. Associate professor Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, since 1984.

      Research coordinator ETHRA, Knoxville, 1981-1982. Research consultant Northern Illinois Breast Cancer Prevention Project, Dekalb, 194-86.

    Membership

    Member American Public Health Association, National Council for International Health, American Sociological Association.

    Connections

    • Married Richard W. Spear, November 27, 1971. Children: Jennifer, Katherine.
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    Born July 2, 1944
    (age 73)