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William Cecil Campbell, American biologist. Recipient Directors Science award Merck & Company Inc., 1987, Discoverers award Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Assn, 1989, Kitasato medal, 1990; Fulbright grantee, 1953; Kohler fellow University Wisconsin, 1955.


Campbell, William Cecil was born on June 28, 1930 in Derry, Northern Ireland. Son of Robert John and Sarah Jane (Patterson) Campbell.


Bachelor, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1952. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1957.


With Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1957-1990, research associate, 1957-1963, research fellow, 1963-1966, senior research fellow, 1966, director parasitology, 1966-1972. Director Merck Sharp & Dohme Veterinary Research and Development Laboratory, Ingleburn, Australia, 1972-1973. Senior investigator Merck Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1973-1976, director basic parasitology, 1977-1978, senior director, 1978-1984, senior scientist, 1984-1990.

Dana fellow Drew University, Madison, since 1990. Adjunct professor New York Medical College, Valhalla, since 1985, University Pennsylvania, since 1981, Drew University, since 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Trichinella and Trichinosis, 1983, Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases, 1986, Ivermectin and Abamectin, 1989. Member editorial board Experimental Parasitology, others. Contributor articles to professor journals.


Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Member American Society Parasitology (president 1987), International Commission on Trichinellosis (president 1980-1984), National Academy of Sciences, New York Society Tropical Medicine (president 1970-1971), New Jersey Society Parasitology (president 1976-1977), Summit Playhouse Association (president 1991-1994), Medical History Society New Jersey (president 1994-1996).


  • Other Interests

    Community theater, poetry, painting.


Married Mary Mastin, February 24, 1962. Children: Jenifer, Peter, Betsy.

Robert John Campbell

Sarah Jane (Patterson) Campbell

Mary Mastin

Jenifer Campbell

Peter Campbell

Betsy Campbell