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Merrill Charles Singer

Merrill Charles Singer, American health researcher.


  • Singer, Merrill Charles was born on October 6, 1950 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Herman and Hannah (Acker) Singer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, California State University, 1972. Master of Arts, California State University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Utah, 1979.


    • Postdoctoral fellow, George Washington University, Washington, 1979-1980;assistant professor, American U., Washington, 1980-1982;postdoctoral fellow, U. Connecticut, Hartford, 1982-1983;project director, Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, 1983-1987;director research, Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, since 1988;deputy director, Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, since 1990;acting executive director, Hispanic Health Council, Hartford, 1993-1994. Consultant, Hartford, since 1990.


    Member National Association Professional Anthropologists (executive committee, board directors 1993-1995), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and Anthropology Research Group (steering committee 1991-1994, Paper prize 1993), American Anthropol. Association, American Anthropol. Association Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Commission, Society Medical Anthropology (Rudolph Virchow prize 1991), Society Applied Anthropology.



    Avocation: raising reptiles.


    • Married Cheryl Gorn, June 1977 (divorced 1982). Married Lani Hillis Davison, December 15, 1983. Children: Jacob, Elyse.
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    Born October 6, 1950
    (age 67)