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Biochemist

David Zakim, American biochemist. Diplomate Am Bd Internal Med. Named Distinguished Alumnus, State University of New York-Brooklyn, 1986. Member of American Society Clinical Investigation, American Society Biological Chemists, American Association Physicians.

Background

Zakim, David was born on July 10, 1935 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sam and Ruth (Sorokin) Zakim.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Cornell University, 1956. Doctor of Medicine summa cum laude, State University of New York, Brooklyn, 1961.

Career

Intern New York Hospital, New York City, 1961-1962, assistant resident, 1962-1963, fellow, 1963-1965. Assistant professor to professor medicine and pharmacology University California, San Francisco, 1968-1983. Vincent Astor Distinguished professor medicine Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1983-2000.

Professor biochemistry Cornell University Graduate School Medical Science, 1983-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000. Chief scientist, chairman Zmedix Corporation, San Francisco, 2000—2008. Director Institute Digital Medicine Foundation, Stuttgart, Germany, since 2008.

Capt United States Army, 1965-1968.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Am Bd Internal Med.

Works

Membership

Member of American Society Clinical Investigation, American Society Biological Chemists, American Association Physicians.

Connections

Married Nancy Jane Levine, June 12, 1957 (divorced 1976). Children: Michael, Eric, Thomas. Married Dagmar Aurelia Stanke, July 30, 1978.

Children: Tamara, Robert.

father:
Sam Zakim

mother:
Ruth (Sorokin) Zakim

spouses:
Nancy Jane Levine

Dagmar Aurelia Stanke

children:
Michael Zakim

Eric Zakim

Thomas Zakim

Tamara Zakim

Robert Zakim