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Abby Avin Belson, American writer. Recipient MacEachern award, Public Relations Society of America, 1989, Medical Journalism award 1st prize, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, 1989, Medical Journalism award, 1991. Board directors Conservative Synagogue of Jamaica Estates, Jamaica, New York, 1993—1996; Member of National Association Science Writers.

Background

Belson, Abby Avin was born on April 1, 1935 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Raphael and Molly Avin.

Education

Bachelor, Barnard College, New York City, 1956. Master of Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 1959.

Career

Teacher New York City School Systems, 1956—1959. Adjunct lecturer Queens College, City University of New York, 1961—1964. Freelance writer, 1970—1983.

Editor medical publications Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1983—1994. Freelance writer, since 1994.

Membership

Board directors Conservative Synagogue of Jamaica Estates, Jamaica, New York, 1993—1996. Member of National Association Science Writers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, swimming.

Connections

Married Joel Jay Belson, June 17, 1956. Children: Gabrielle Belson Rattner, Nicole Belson Goluboff.

father:
Raphael Avin

mother:
Molly Avin

spouse:
Joel Jay Belson

children:
Gabrielle Belson Rattner Belson

Nicole Belson Goluboff Belson