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pathologist , university dean

Marvin Kuschner, American pathologist, university dean. Recipient Disting Teacher award New York University, 1966, recipient Alumni Achievement award in clinical medicine and health science School Medicine New York University, 1975.


Kuschner, Marvin was born on August 13, 1919 in New York City. Son of Julius and Sadye (Marans) Kuschner.


AB, New York University, 1939. Doctor of Medicine, New York University, 1943.


Intern Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, 1943. Assistant resident in pathology Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York, 1944. Resident in pathology Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1947-1948, assistant pathologist, 1949-1954, director pathology, 1955-1970.

Assistant in pathology New York University, 1947-1949, professor pathology, director experimental oncology laboratory, 1955-1970, consultant pathologist Institute Industrial Medicine, 1950-1952, director pathology University Hospital, 1968-1970. Instructor pathology College Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 1949-1951, assistant professor, 1951-1954, associate professor, 1954-1955. Research professor pathology and environmental medicine New York College Medicine, from 1970.

Professor pathology School Medicine, State University of New York-Stony Brook, from 1970, chairman department, 1970-1983, dean School Medicine, from 1972. Member Monsanto Biohazards Commission, St. Louis, since 1979. Consultant Johns Manville Company, Bristol Myers Company.

Consultant in pathology Veterans Administration Hospital, New York City, 1967-1970. Consultant Veterans Administration Medical Center, Northport, New York, since 1970, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center-Queens Affiliation, since 1970, Southside Hospital, since 1970, National Cancer Institute, 1958-1962, Surgeon General's Committee on Smoking and Health, 1958-1962. Research collaborator Brookhaven National Laboratory, since 1964.

Consultant division environmental health science Department of Health, 1968-1973. Consultant board science counselors National Institute Environmental Health Sciences, 1971-1978, chairman environmental health science review committee, 1981-1985. Member environmental health effects committee science advisory board Environmental Protection Agency, 1983-1985, consultant health effects committee science advisory board, since 1985.

Executive committee Associate Universities Inc., 1986-1987. Member medical advisory council Center for biomedical Education, City College of New York.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board: American Review Respiratory Disease, 1962-1965, Cancer Research, 1968-1976, Preventive Medicine, 1972-1982, Proceedings Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, since 1972, American Journal Pathology, since 1980. Contributor articles on cardiovascular and pulmonary disease to professional journals.


Served to captain Medical Corps, Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists, Society for Experimental Pathology, American Society Clinical Pathologists, International Academy Pathology, American Association Cancer Research, Occupational and Environmental Health Society, New York Heart Association (science advisory council, director, member executive committee, chairman nominating committee), New York Academy Medicine, American Thoracic Society (committee on research 1965-1968, chairman committee on research 1968-1970), New York Academy of Sciences, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Kathryn Pancoe, December 19, 1948. 1 son, Jason.

Julius Kuschner

Sadye (Marans) Kuschner

Kathryn Pancoe