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Ben Patrusky, American writer. Named to City College of New York Alumni Communications Group Hall of Fame, 2007; recipient Science Writers award, American Chemical Society, 1985, American Physics Society, 1985. Member board directors Science Service, Washington, 1989—2007; Member of National Association Science Writers, Sigma Xi (honorary life).

Background

Patrusky, Ben was born on November 30, 1935 in Brooklyn. Son of Herman and Sylvia Patrusky.

Education

Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, City College of New York, 1958. Graduate in Science Writing, Columbia University, 1962.

Career

News editor Electronic Design Magazine, New York City, 1958—1960. Science editor, research writer American Heart Association, 1962—1975. Independent science writer, since 1975.

Executive director Council Advancement of Science Writing, since 1988.

Membership

Member board directors Science Service, Washington, 1989—2007. Member of National Association Science Writers, Sigma Xi (honorary life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jazz, piano, travel.

Connections

Married Judith M. Mortlock, December 27, 1988.

father:
Herman Patrusky

mother:
Sylvia Patrusky

spouse:
Judith M. Mortlock