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historian

John Patrick Swann, American historian. Recipient George Doerr Memorial fellowship American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education, 1984-1985.

Background

Swann, John Patrick was born on October 15, 1956 in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Son of Maurice Malcolm Swann and Jeanette M. Ziegel.

Education

Bachelor in History and Chemistry, University Kansas, 1979. Master of Science in Pharmacy, University Wisconsin, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in History of Science/Pharmaceutical, University Wisconsin, 1985.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1985-1986. Senior research associate University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1986-1989. Historian United States Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, since 1989.

Membership

Member American Institute of the History of Pharmacy (president since 1999, president-elect, councilor, director's advisory panel 1991-1997, council member 1988-1991, 95-96), American Association for the History of Medicine, History of Science Society, American Chemical Society (executive committee history of chemistry division 1993-1994), Society for History in the Federal Government, Phi Alpha Theta, Rho Chi.

Connections

Married Annette Therese Scarpitta, January 11, 1992. 1 child, Matthew.

father:
Maurice Malcolm Swann

mother:
Jeanette M. Ziegel

spouse:
Annette Therese Scarpitta

child:
Matthew Swann