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consultant , science educator , writer

Leland Jew Chinn, American writer, consultant, science educator. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Epsilon.

Background

Chinn, Leland Jew was born on October 19, 1924 in Sacramento, California, United States. Son of Ned J. and Fung Peng (Leong) Chinn.

Education

Associate of Arts, Sacramento College, 1946;Bachelor of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1948;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1951.

Career

Research investigator, G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1952-1962;senior research investigator, G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1962-1970;group leader atherosclerosis, steroid & prostaglandin research, G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1970-1975;chairman sexual disorders and reproduction research committee, G.D. Searle & Company, Skokie, Illinois, 1975-1978;research fellow, G.D. Searle & Company and NutraSweet Company, Skokie, 1976-1986; Adjunct Professor, Biola U., La Mirada, California, 1986-1994. Research assistant Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, University of Wisconsin, 1948-1951. Visiting scientist University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1968.

Member American Steroid Chemistry and Biochemistry delegate to People's Republican of China, United States National Academy Sciences, 1976.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Epsilon.

Connections

Married, July 25, 1959. 1 child, Karen Celeste.

father:
Ned J. Chinn

mother:
Fung Peng (Leong) Chinn

child:
Karen Celeste Chinn