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Bernard Charles Zook, American pathology educator, administrator, researcher. Diplomate American College Veterinary Pathologists. Research fellow Smithsonian Institution, 1969-2004; grantee National Institutes of Health, 1967-1968, Murray Corporation, 1981-1985, National Cancer Institute, 1975-1986, Population Council, 1981-1985, Motorola Corporation, 1991-2002, Sabin Vaccine Institute, 2001-2004.


Zook, Bernard Charles was born on November 1, 1935 in Beach, North Dakota, United States. Son of Frank N. and Elizabeth Ferne (Kramer) Zook.


Bachelor of Science, Colorado State University, 1962. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1963. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1968.

Postgraduate, Northeastern University, 1966.


From research fellow to assistant in pathology Medical School Harvard University, Boston, 1963-1968. From. research fellow to associate pathologist Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, 1963-1969. Assistant professor George Washington University, Washington, 1969-1974, director Animal Research Facility, 1972—2001, associate professor, 1974-1983, professor pathology, 1983—2004, professor emeritus, since 2005.

Consultant commercial organizations.


Member St. John's Choir, 1993^.; Member American College.Vet. Pathologists, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Radiation Research Society, Society Toxicologic Pathologists, National Society Medical Research (board directors 1981-1986), Beta Beta Beta, Phi Zeta.

Club: Bridge.; Lodge:Knights of Columbus.


  • Other Interests

    Music; painting.


Married Elinore A. (Schillo), October 1, 1955. Children: Bernita, Melinda, Andrew.