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educator , researcher , State official

Susan JAne Standfast was American state official, educator, researcher. Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine. Recipient Distinguished Alumnae award Wells College, 1994, Volunteer Service fro Health award, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 2002.


Standfast, Susan JAne was born on July 2, 1935 in Callicoon, New York, United States.


Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Chemistry, Wells College, 1957. Doctor of Medicine, Columbia University, 1961. Master in Public Health in Epidemiology, University California, Berkeley, 1965.


Intern King County Hospital, Swedish Hosp, Seattle, 1961-1962. Pediatric resident University Washington, 1963. Senior resident in epidemiology New York State Health Department, 1965-1967.

Instructor department community health Albany (New York ) Medical College, 1965-1967, assistant professor department preventive and community medicine, 1968-1972, consultant in epidemiology, 1968-1972, adjunct assistant professor preventive and community medicine, 1975-1980, adjunct associate professor, 1980-1991, consultant preventive medicine department family practice, 1983-1991. Research physician bureau cancer control division epidemiology New York State Department Health, Albany, 1975-1983, director cancer surveillance unit cancer control section bureau chronic disease prevention, 1983-1985, assistant to director division epidemiology, 1985-1986, director injury control program division epidemiology, 1986-1990. Physician public health, 1983-1995.

Retired, 1995; director disability prevention program, 1988-1991. Consultant epidemiologist division family health New York State Department Health, Albany, 1991-1995. Visiting lecturer Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Bombay, 1969-1970, London School Hygiene, 1974-1975, College Community Medicine, Lahore, Pakistan, 1991.

Consultant in epidemiology Bombay Cancer Registry Tata Memorial Hospital, Bombay, 1969-1970. Consultant infectious diseas section Veterans Administration Medical Center, Albany, 1979. Member ad hoc task force on data resource development for director epidemiology and biometry research program National Institute Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, 1979-1980.

Associate professor epidemiology School Public Health, State University of New York, 1987-1997, adjunct professor epidemiology, 1997-1999, co-director master's public health program, 1991-1997. Instructor AARP 55 Alive, 1996-1999. Human services coordinator Colonic Senior Service Centers, 1999-2000.

Lecturer in field.


  • Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine.


Member medical advisory board Hudson-Mohawk chapter National Foundation Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, 1976-1984. Member medical advisory bd council on human sexuality Planned Parenthood, Albany, 1971-1988. Member Physicians for Social Responsibility, since 1984, also numerous public health task forces and committees.

Board directors Eddy Community Care, Troy, New York, Albany-Tula Alliance, since 2000. Volunteer Colonie Senior Services Center, Newtonville, New York, 1996-2002. Volunteer Glen Eddy Retirement Community, since 2002.

Fellow American College Preventive Medicine, American College Epidemiology. Member American Public Health Association.


Married Theodore P. Wright Junior, 1967. Children: Henry S., Margaret S., Catherine B.

Theodore P. Wright Junior

Henry S. Standfast

Margaret S. Standfast

Catherine B. Standfast