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Government official

Miloslav Rechcigl,, government official. Recipient Josef Hlavka Commemorative medal Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 1991, Supreiro Unit citation Agency International Development, 1996; National Academy of Sciences grantee, 1962.

Background

Rechcigl,, Miloslav was born on July 30, 1930 in Mlada Boleslav, Czechoslovakia. Came to the United States, 1950. Son of Miloslav and Marie (Rajtrova) Rechcigl.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1954. Master of Nutrition Science, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, 1958.

Career

Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1954, M of Nutrition Science, 1955, Doctor of Philosophy, 1958. Teaching assistant Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1953-1957, graduate research assistant, 1957-1958, research associate, 1958. United States Public Health Service research fellow National Cancer Institute, 1958-1960, chemist enzymes and metabolism section, 1960-1961, research biochemist, tumor host relations section, 1962-1964, senior investigator, 1964-1968.

Grants associate program National Institutes of Health, 1968-1969. Special assistant for nutrition and health to director Regional Medical Programs Svc., Health Superior vena cava syndrome and Mental Health Administration, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1969-1970, executive secretary nutrition program advising committee Health Superior vena cava syndrome and Mental Health Administration, 1969-1970. Nutrition adviser Agency for International Development, Department State, Washington, 1970, chief Research and Institutional Grants division, 1970-1973, executive secretary research and institutional grants county, 1970-1974, executive secretary Agency for International Development research advising committee, 1971-1983, Agency for International Development representative University of Southern California/FAR committee, 1972-1982, assistant director Office Research and Institutional Grants, 1973-1974, acting director, 1974-1975, director interregional research staff, 1975-1978, development studies program, 1978, chief research and methodology division, 1979-1982, research management and review director Office of the Science Advisor, 1982-1991, Office of Research,1992-1994, research and methodology specialist, Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination, 1994.

Delegate White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health, 1969, Agricultural Research Policy Advisory Committee Conference on Research to Meet United States and WorldFood Needs, 1975. Consultant Office Secretary Agriculture, 1969-1970, Department Treasury, 1973, Office Technological Assessment, 1977, Food and Drug Administration, 1979, National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, 1985-1993. Author: The Czechoslovak Contribution to World Culture, 1964, Czechoslovakia Past and Present, 1968, (with Z. Hruban) Microbodies and Related Particles: Morphology, Biochemistry and Physiology, 1969, Russian edition, 1972, Enzyme Synthesis and Degradation in Mammalian Systems,1971, (with Eva Rechcigl) Biographical Directory of the.

Membership

Organizer, member council Montrose Civic Association, Rockville, Maryland. Member ethnic affaris committee, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1990-1992, vice chair, 1991-1992. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Chemists (councilor 1972-1974, program chairman 1974 annual meeting, member program committee 1980 meeting), International College Applied Nutrition, Intercontinental Biographical Association, Washington Academy of Sciences (delegate since 1972).

Member American Institute Nutrtion (committee Western Hemisphere Nutrition Congress 1971, 74, program committee 1979-1982), American Society Biological chemists, American Chemical School (joint board council committee on international activities 1975-1976), District of Columbia Institute Chemists (president 1972-1974, councilor 1974-1980), American Institute Biological Sciences, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Society animal Science, International, American Societies Cell Biology, Society Developmental Biology, American Association Cancer Research, Society Biological Rhythm, American Public Health Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Chemical Society WAshington (symposium committee 1970, 71), International College Applied Nutrition, International Society Rscn. on Civilization Diseases and Vital Substances, Society Geochemistry and Health, Society International Development, International Platform Association, American Association Advancement Slavic Studies, Czechoslovak Society Arts and Sciences in American (hoon., dir-at-large since 1962, director publications 1962-1968, 70-74, vice president 1968-1974, president 1974-1978, 94—, president collegium since 1978), History of Science Society, Society Research Administrators, Cosmos, Cornell (Washington), Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Delta Tau Kappa (honorary).

Connections

Married Eva Marie Edwards, August 29, 1953. Children: John Edward, Karen Marie.

father:
Miloslav Rechcigl,

mother:
Marie (Rajtrova) Rechcigl,

spouse:
Eva Marie Edwards

children:
Karen Marie Rechcigl,

John Edward Rechcigl,