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pharmaceutical company public relations executive

Max Roland Abernathy, American pharmaceutical company public relations executive. Recipient Best Technology Paper award, International Society Clinical Laboratory Technologists, 1966, Governor's award Volunteerism.


Abernathy, Max Roland was born on November 15, 1931 in St. Louis.


Diploma medical technique, Gradwohl School Laboratory Technique, St. Louis, 1956. Student, Stowe Teachers College, St. Louis.


Member staff Washington University Hospitals, 1956—1968. Chief medical technologist Outpatient Clinic and Barnes Hospital Laboratories, 1961—1968. Instructor clinical and laboratory medicine Washington University Medical School, 1964—1968.

Clinical system sales representative to associate research scientist technical services laboratory Ames division Miles Laboratories Inc., Elkhart, Indiana, 1968—1974, various positions, 1974—1977, senior project manager blood chemistry system, growth and development, 1977—1978, manager technical training, 1978—1983, manager technical services and training international, 1983, supervisor customer services, 1983—1984, public relations production coordinator, 1984—1985, supervisor customer services, from 1985.


  • Other Work

    • Producer: Outreach radio show.


Past president Elkhart County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Member of Alumni Association Gradwohl School (past president, Honor Society Key 1965), International Society Clinical Laboratory Technologists, Indiana Society Medical Technologists, National Society Histotech (charter), American Society Medical Technologists.


Married Georgia M. Taylor. 9 children.

Georgia M. Taylor