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George Curtis Pospisil

George Curtis Pospisil, American health science administrator.


  • Pospisil, George Curtis was born on August 8, 1945 in Thomas, Oklahoma, United States. Son of George Frank and Zelpha Earline (Hensley) Pospisil.

  • Education

    • Student, Wheaton College, 1964. Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1968. Master of Arts, 1971.


    • Teacher Peace Corps, Maseru, Lesotho, 1973-1974. Director health services finance project State of Wisconsin, Madison, 1975-1976. Public health advisor United States Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, 1972-1973, program/policy analyst, 1977—1981, 1984—1986, congressional liaison, 1989—1999, clinical trials policy advisory Maryland, 1998-2001, contract manager, 1982-1984, since 2005.

      Director Services Crime Victims/Witnesses Project, Tioga County, New York, since 1986. Public health educator Office of the Secretary, OHRP, Department of Health and Human Services, 2001—2004. Health scientist Office of Research Oversight, VA, Bedford, Massachusetts, 2004—2005.

      Health science administrator National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 2005—2007. Guest lecturer University Wisconsin, Summer Institute, Carthage College. Analyst biomedical research program National Institutes of Health, since 1989.

      Science editor The Johns Hopkins University Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, 1993—1995. Public health analyst United States Department Health and Human Services, Office of Secretary.


    • Editor: Decde of the Brain, 1990, Maximizing Human Potential: Decade of the Brain, 1991.


    Member Rockville Humanities Commission, 1981-1983. Spokesperson Neighborhood Planning Committee, 1980-1982. Coordinator mental health services Cuban Refugee Project, Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, 1980.

    Secretary community advisory committee mental health program Montgomery House, 1982-1986. Research and training administrator Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1986-1989. Board directors Family Service Mongomery County, 1984-1986.

    Legis fellow United States Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee/Health Office, 1991. Member county Special Olympics Committee, 1982-1986. Member Citizens' Planning Subcommittee Carroll County Maryland.

    Inspector general Civil Air Patrol. Member advisory committee troop 321 Boy Scouts American. Board directors Shepherd's Staff Community Service program.

    Member Society Research Administrators.


    • Children: Heather Elizabeth, Derek Curtis. Married Hoda Nasr, August 24, 2002.
    • father: George Frank Pospisil
    • mother: Zelpha Earline (Hensley) Pospisil
    • spouse: Hoda Nasr
    • children: Heather Elizabeth Pospisil
    • Derek Curtis Pospisil
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    Born August 8, 1945
    (age 72)