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James Edward Bryan, American Editor, writer, consultant, administrator scientific societies. Recipient award of Merit American Academy Family Physicians, 1990; Margaret S. Mahler grantee Institute of the Gray Panthers.


Bryan, James Edward was born on April 6, 1906 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph Harker and Irene (Dobbins) Bryan.


Bachelor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University, Connecticut, 1927.


Lay manager American Institute Homeopathy, New York City, 1929-1931. Executive secretary Westchester County (New York ) Medical Society. Managing editor Westchester Medical Bulletin, 1933-1944.

Executive secretary New York County Medical Society. Also managing editor New York Medicine, 1944-1947. Executive officer Medical Society New Jersey, 1947-1950.

Administrator Medical-Surgical Plan New Jersey, 1950-1955. Medical administration consultant, since 1955. Executive secretary National Medical Found Eye Care, 1956-1963.

Consultant World Medical Association, 1956-1961. Research associate administrative medicine Columbia School Public Health and Administrv. Medicine, 1956-1963; executive secretary American Federation Clinical Research, 1958-1970, American Medical Writers Association, 1962-1966, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy, 1972-1980.

Executive director American Society Information Science, 1964-1970, National Investor Relations Institute, 1969-1973, Children's Eye Care Foundation, 1972-1980. Director Washington office National Association Blue Shield Plans, 1963-1970. Washington representative American Association Foundations, for Medical Care, 1971-1976.

President Medical Society Executives Association, 1950. Professorial lecturer George Washington University Medical School, since 1969. Lecturer community medicine and international health Georgetown University School Medicine, 1970.

President Westchester Tuberculosis and Health Association, 1940-1941, Tuberculosis and Health Association Southern Fairfield County, Connecticut, 1963-1964.


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    • Author: Public Relations in Medical Practice, 1954, The Role of the Family Physician in America's Developing Medical Care Program, 1968. Columnist View From the Hill in American Family Physician. Washington correspondent American Academy Family Physicians, 1967-1990.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Trustee New Jersey Society Crippled Children and Adults, 1948-1956, vice president, 1955-1956. Fellow American Medical Writers Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member National Association Science Writers, Washington Association New Jersey, American Society for Information Science (honorary life), National Investor Relations Institute (honorary life).


Married Lucile Marvin Elder, December 1, 1928 (divorced 1970). Married Helen Arnold Roché, January 15, 1971. Children: Faith Elder (Mistress Hedley V. Tingley), June Harker (Mistress James Belfie).

Joseph Harker Bryan

Irene (Dobbins) Bryan

Lucile Marvin Elder

Helen Arnold Roché

June Harker Bryan (Mistress James Belfie)

Faith Elder Bryan (Mistress Hedley V. Tingley)