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Scientific company executive

Max Ben, American scientific company executive.


Ben, Max was born on October 12, 1926 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of David and Sarah (Slakter) Ben.


Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1951. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1954.

Postdoctoral, University Pennsylvania School Medicine, 1956.


United Nations technical assistance expert Prime Minister' General’ s Office State of Israel, Peta Tikvah, Israel, 1965-1968. Executive secretary National Biological Congress, American Institute Biological Science, Washington, 1969-1970. Executive vice president Health Sciences Associates, Inc., Mediserve International Inc., 1970-1976.

Director corporation research department toxicology and biochemistry Pharmacoloy Miles Laboratory, Inc., Elkhart, Indiana, 1977-1979. Medical director medical products division United States Packaging Corporation, La Porte, 1979-1981. Vice president, scientific director Life Sciences, Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, 1981-1983.

Consultant Belmac Corporation, 1983-1984, medical director, vice president, 1984-1988. President, chief executive officer Valcor Scientific Ltd., 1986-1988. Director Research and Development ROST, Inc., Tampa, Florida, 1988.

Consultant St. Petersburg, since 1988. Faculty Princeton University, Pennsylvania School Medicine. Courtesy professor of chemistry University South Florida, Tampa.

Clinical director OSSCA, Inc.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


With United States Navy Medical Service Corps., 1944-1946. Fellow The New York Academy of Sciences. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (life) American Physiological Society, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, American Institute Biological Sciences, American Academy Clinical Toxicology, American Association of Poison Control Centers, Reticuloendothelial Society, Chemical Industry Institute Toxicology, Genetic Toxicology Association, Society of Toxicity, American Venereal Association, Inter-American Society for Chemotherapy, Bioprocessing Engineering Society (international vice president, board directors), Florida Academy of Sciences, American Chemical Society, Public Health Association (nominating committee of Florida).


  • Other Interests

    Golf, amateur radio, electronics, bridge.


Married Dorene E. Smith, June 15, 1952. Children: Lisa Anne Leard, Edward H., Ellen Susan Cutler, Jennifer R. Pecor.

David Ben

Sarah (Slakter) Ben

Dorene E. Smith

Lisa Anne Leard Ben

Edward H. Ben

Ellen Susan Cutler Ben

Jennifer R. Pecor Ben