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Ph.D., Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 1989
Dissertation entitled "The Role of Conformation and Residues 35-46 in the Binding of Prothrombin to Phosopholipid Membranes"

(Recipient of Department of Education Graduate Fellowship 1988)

B.A. Chemistry and Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, 1985
Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi (national psychology honorary society)

Continuing Education

Advancement Policies and Procedures, Boy Scouts of America, Philmont Training Center, Cimmaron NM, 2011 June 5-11.

Developing Extraordinary Leaders, ACS Leadership Institute, 2009 August 18.

Wood Badge, Advanced Adult Leadership Training, Beaumont Scout Reservation, 2008 June 2-7. C-03-08. Staffed course C3-312-16-02.

"Patenting Genetic Material" and "Technology Transfer", Center for Emerging Technology, June 04.

"Web Development: Past, Present and Future" St Louis, MO, 20 October 01

Follow-up Leadership Conference, American Chemical Society, Nashville, TN, 5-7 Oct 2001

Local Section Leadership Conference, American Chemical Society, San Antonio, TX, February 9-11, 2001

"Introduction to XML", Washington University's Center for Application of Information Technology, November/December 1999.


Over 25 years experience in writing and editing all types of scientific documents, including software manuals, proposals, trade journal articles, market research, and more for over 75 client companies.

Documentation can be delivered in plain text, Word, Pages, FrameMaker, Keynote, PowerPoint, or any tool appropriate for the content and audience.


My publication list and comments from clients are also available.

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