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consultant , Computer science educator

John Marshall Long was American computer science educator, consultant. Certified in Data Processing, 1962. Recipient Service Award Computer Society of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Washington, 1987.


Long, John Marshall was born on July 28, 1928 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States.


Bachelor of Science, College William and Mary, 1950;Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1952;Doctor of Education, University of Virginia, 1960.


Junior Engineer, Douglas Aircraft, Santa Monica, Calf., 1952-1954;assistant associate professor, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, 1954-1962;from associate to full professor, School of Medical University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1962-1971;principal consultant, Control Data Corporation, Bloomington, Minnesotaassociate professor surgical science and health informatics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1975-1992;director POSCH Coordinating Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1975-1992;associate professor computer science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1985-1992;consultant, Compliance Team, Nashville, since 1992. Co-founder Arkansas State Center for Health Stat, 1968-1970. Developer National.Migrant Student Transfer System, 1968-1972.

Consultant Indian Health Service Hospital, 1972-1974.


  • Certified in Data Processing, 1962.



General chairman First Symposium on the Engineering of Computer-Based Medical systems, Minneapolis, since 1988. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior, founder symposium on computer-based medical systems since 1988), Computer Society Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Medical Informatics Association, American Association for Artificial Intelligence, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: trains, post cards.


Son of Society of Jesus (Jesuit) and Maud Leigh (Everett) L. Married Luella Anna Clemons, November 24, 1960. Children: Samuel Clifford, Virginia Leigh, Paul Nelson.

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Luella Anna Clemons

Samuel Clifford Long

Virginia Leigh Long

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