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novelist , physician , Psychiatrist , writer

Janet Jeppson Asimov, American writer, psychiatrist. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry. Member American Psychiatric Association, American Academy Psychoanalysis, Science Fiction Writers of America, William Alanson White Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Asimov, Janet Jeppson was born on August 6, 1926 in Ashland, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of John Rufus and Rae Evelyn (Knudson) Jeppson.

Education

Bachelor, Stanford University, 1948. Doctor of Medicine, New York University, 1952. Certified in psychoanalysis, William Alanson White Institute, 1960.

Career

Intern, Philadelphia General Hospital, 1952-1953;resident in psychiatric medicine, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1953-1956;staff psychiatrist, Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital., New York City, 1956-1958;fellow, Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1958-1960;training and supervising analyst, William Alanson White Institute, New York City, since 1969;director training, William Alanson White Institute, New York City, 1974-1983;fellow, William Alanson White Institute, New York City, 1974-1996.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Psychiatry.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Mind Transfer, 1988, The Package in Hyperspace, 1988, two previous novels (as J.O. Jeppson), Murder at the Cadalic Writers' Society, 1995. Co-author: (with Isaac Asimov) How to Enjoy Writing, 1987 (11 juvenile science fiction novels) The Norby Series, since 1983, Frontiers II, 1993, Notes for a Memoir, 2006. Editor It Has Been A Good Life.

      Author numerous short stories. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Psychiatric Association, American Academy Psychoanalysis, Science Fiction Writers of America, William Alanson White Society, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Isaac Asimov, November 30, 1973.

father:
John Rufus Jeppson

mother:
Rae Evelyn (Knudson) Jeppson

spouse:
Isaac Asimov