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Susan Janet Decker

Susan Janet Decker, American electron microscopy educator. Certified technologist electron microscopy, open water scuba instructor, water safety instructor. Recipient Good Citizen award Daughters of the American Revolution, Bensenville, Illinois, 1962.

Background

  • Decker, Susan Janet was born on February 29, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Edwin Henry and Mildred Lucille (Bowman) Decker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology, Indiana University, 1968.

    Career

    • Transmission electron microscopy supervisor Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, 1966-1973. Transmission electron microscopy supervisor/instructor biology department University Illinois, 1973-1979. Transmission and scanning electron microscopy supervisor/instructor University Miami (Florida) School Medicine, since 1979.

      Manuscript reader Twayne Public Company, Chicago, 1974-1977. Owner, operator Marine Specialty, Davie, Florida, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified technologist electron microscopy, open water scuba instructor, water safety instructor.

    Works

    • Medical writer Encyclopedia Britannica, 1971-1972. Associate editor Underseas Journal, 1972-1974. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Wildlife Care Center, Fort Lauderdals, Florida, since 1986. Founder Pet Trust Inc., Davie, Florida, since 1990. Member Florida Association Electron Microscopy, Midwest Society Microscopy, Electron Microscopy, Humane Society of America, Microscopy Society of America.

    Personality

    Interests

    Scuba diving, photography, skiing, tennis, sailing.

    Connections

    • father: Edwin Henry Decker
    • mother: Mildred Lucille (Bowman) Decker
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    Born February 29, 1944
    (age 73)
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