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Jan Issaye Berkhout

Jan Issaye Berkhout, American lab administrator, educator. Certified professional ergonomist, Board Certified Professional Ergonomics, 1993. Vice chair Clay County Republican Party, Vermillion, 1993—2009; Member of Human Factors & Ergonomics Society.

Background

  • Berkhout, Jan Issaye was born on July 3, 1937 in New York City. Son of Herman Hendrick and Pauline Ganeless Berkhout.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1962.

    Career

    • Neuropsychologist Illinois State Psychiatric Institute, Chicago, 1963—1964. North Atlantic Treaty Organization postdoctoral fellow La Salpetriere, Paris, 1964—1965. Research anatomist University of California at Los Angeles Brain Research Institute, 1965—1973.

      Professor & laboratory director University South Dakota, Vermillion, since 1973. Consulting editor Human Factors Journal, Santa Monica, California, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional ergonomist, Board Certified Professional Ergonomics, 1993.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Conservative Party

    Membership

    Vice chair Clay County Republican Party, Vermillion, 1993—2009. Member of Human Factors & Ergonomics Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, winemaking, piano.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ann Hein, December 9, 1962. Children: Broderick van Buren, Bjorn Haldane, Marie-Noelle Colette Brinker.
    • father: Herman Hendrick
    • mother: Pauline Ganeless Berkhout
    • spouse: Barbara Ann Hein
    • children: Broderick van Buren Berkhout
    • Bjorn Haldane Berkhout
    • Marie-Noelle Colette Brinker Berkhout
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    Born July 3, 1937
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