www.med.upenn.edu/stc Place of Birth: Boulder, Colorado USA
1962-1963 Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington
1963-1964 University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
1964-1966 B.S., Colorado State University (Psychology/Biology)
1966-1968 M.A., California State University, San Jose, California, in conjunction with the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Moffett Field, California, (Experimental Psychology: Psychophysics)
1968-1971 Ph.D., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan (Comparative Psychology/ Zoology)
1991 Master's Degree, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments: 1971-1973 Postdoctoral Fellow, Behavioral Endocrinology, University of California, Berkeley, California (Advisor: Dr. Frank A. Beach)
1973-1974 Postdoctoral Fellow, Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Faculty Appointments: 1971-1972 Instructor, Department of Psychology, California State University, San Francisco, California Instructor, Department of Psychology, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Assistant Member, Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associate Member and Head, Human Olfaction Section, Monell Chemical Senses
Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1979-1980 Visiting Professor, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado
1980-1989 Assistant Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Human Communication, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
1989-1994 Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (Conversion to Tenure, 1991)
1994- Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Hospital and Administrative Appointments: 1980- Director, Smell and Taste Center, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Licenses: DEA Registration RD0347802
Patents: US Patent 6,557,394. Smell Test Device, Issue date: 5/16/2003
US Patent 8,469,293. Digital Odor Generator, Issue date: 3/26/2013
Awards, Honors, and Membership in Honorary Societies: Psi Chi (1966); National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pre- doctoral Trainee (1967-1968); NIH Predoctoral Trainee (1969-1970); NIMH Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship (1970-1971); NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (1973-1975); First Annual Psi Chi Faculty Award, University of Colorado (1979); Fellow, Philadelphia College of Physicians (1979); Who's Who in Technology Today (1986); Who's Who in the East (1990); Who's Who among Human Services Professionals (1990); Who's Who in America (1991); Who's Who in the World (1994); Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare (2000); Who’s Who in American Science Education (2005); Lambda Chi Alpha's Hall of Fame (1996); James A. Shannon Award, National Institutes of Health (1996); International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century (1999); Olfactory Research Fund: Scientific Sense of Smell Award (2000); University of Pennsylvania’s William Osler Patient-Oriented Research Award (2003); Society of Cosmetic Chemist’s Service Award (2004); Association for Chemoreception Science’s Max Mozell Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Chemical Senses (2005); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2005); Distinguished Alumnus Award & Monfort Professor in Residence, Colorado State University (2007); Fellow, Royal College of Medicine (2008); Fellow, Association for Psychological Science (2009); Award for Best Review Article Published by Oral Diseases, 2010; Member of Honor, GEOG, Argentine Federation of Societies of Otolaryngology (2012); Honorary Visiting Professor, University of Roehampton, London (2014)
Editorial Board Memberships: Chemical Senses; Chinese Journal of Otolaryngology; Conference Papers in Science: Neurology; Dana Guide to Brain Health (Section Editor); Disease and Molecular Medicine; The Open Psychology Journal (2009-2014); International Journal of Otolaryngology (2009-2012); World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; Journal of Neurodegenerative Disease. Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Committees, Review Boards, and Organizational Offices since 1990: 1991 Chairman, International Symposium on Chemical Signals in Vertebrates VI, Philadelphia, PA, June
1992 Chairman, Special Review Committee, "Transport of Substances in the Olfactory System" (RFA NIH-NIDCD-92-05), National Institute on Deafness and Other Communcation Disorders, Bethesda, MD
1992 Alzheimer's Association of Greater Philadelphia (Member, Scientific Advisory Committee)
1994 International Organizing Committee, Chemical Signals in Vertebrates VII, University of
1994 Advisory Board, Veterans Administration Environmental Hazards Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas
1994 Member, Panel on Office of Naval Research Opportunities in Biology and Medicine, Naval
Studies Board, National Research Council, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics,
and Applications, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
1994 Member, Panel on Office of Orphan Products Development, Food and Drug Administration,
1994 Member, Working Group, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey IV (NHANES
IV), National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Bethesda, MD.
1995 Member, Working Group, Toxin-Induced Loss of Tolerance, National Institute for Environ-
mental Health Sciences Conference on Experimental Approaches to Chemical
Sensitivity, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ.
1996 Member, Sensory Disorders and Language Study Section, National Institutes of
Health, Bethesda, MD.
1996 Awards Committee, Association for Chemoreception Sciences.
1999 Chairman, Symposium on Advances in Brain Imaging and Electrophysiological
Measurement of Human Olfactory Function in Health and Disease, National
Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, in Sarasota, Florida, April 14, 1999.
1999 Chairman, "Committee to Evaluate Current Status of Measures of Chemical Irritation," American
Chemistry Council, Washington, D.C., 1999-2003
2000 Member, Initial Review Board of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, Alzheimer’s
Disease and Related Disorders Association, Chicago, IL
2000 International Advisory Committee, GustOlfs, Gothenborg, Sweden
2000 Scientific Committee, Chemical Signals in Vertebrates IX, Cracow, Poland, July 25-30, 2000.
2002 Member, Working Group on Epidemiology and Data Sources for Human Communication and Conditions, Diseases, and Disorders. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
2003 Member, Scientific Review Group, ZHD1 DSR-A 23 1, National Institute on Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
2003 Executive Committee, Training Grant, Training in the Neurobiology of Otorhinolaryngology (J.C. Saunders, PI), NIDCD.
2003 Executive Committee, Department of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery,
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia
2003 External Examiner, McGill University, Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies,
Montreal, QC, Canada
2003 William Osler Patient Oriented Award Review Committee., University of Pennsylvania.
2005 Program Committee, Association for Chemoreception Sciences
2006 Advisor, “External Concept Clearance: A Quick Smell Test.” National Institute on Deafness and
Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Oct 5, 2006.
2006 Consultant, “NIH Toolbox for the Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function” (RC
Gershon, PI, Northwestern University)
2006 Member, Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology, University of Pennsylvania
2006 Member, Electorate Nominating Committee, American Association for the Advancement
Science, Washington, D.C. (4-year term)
2007 Member, Advisory Board, Clinical Neurosciences Track Program, University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine.
2009 Ad Hoc Member, NIH, Somatosensory and Chemosensory Study Section, October 6-7, 2009
2009 External Examiner, Northwestern University, Office of Faculty Affairs, Chicago, IL
2009 External Examiner, Pennsylvania State University, Office of the Dean, Hershey, PA
2010 Advisory Committee, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), National
Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
2010 External Examiner, University of Michigan, Office of the Dean, Ann Arbor, MI
2010 Co-Chair, Working Group: Other Non-Motor Features of Parkinson’s Disease, Parkinson Study
Group (PSG), Dallas, TX
2012- Chair, Working Group: Other Non-Motor Features of Parkinson’s Disease, Parkinson Study
2015 Group (PSG), Dallas, TX (2012), Montreal, Canada (2013), St. Louis, MO (2014), Ft. Myers, FL (2015)
2013 External Examiner, New York University, Office of Faculty Affairs, New York NY
2015 Thesis Committee, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health,
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Editorial Consultant: Acta Neurologica Scandinavica; Acta Paediatrica; Acta Psychologica; Aging Research Reviews; Alzheimer’s and Dementia; American Journal of Pathology; American Journal of Rhinology; American Journal of Industrial Medicine; American Journal of Physiology; American Midland Naturalist; Animal Behaviour; Annals of Neurology; Annual Review of Psychology; Appetite; Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology; Archives of Neurology; Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery; Behavior Research Methods, Instruments; Behavioral Neuroscience; Behavioral Brain Research; Biological Psychiatry; Biology of Reproduction; Bipolar Disorders; Brain; Brain Research; Cerebral Cortex; Chemical Senses; Chemosensory Perception, Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology; Developmental Psychobiology; Drug Safety; Ethology; Ethology and Sociobiology; Experimental Brain Research; Gerontology; European Journal of Oral Sciences; Experimental Gerontology; Experientia; Head & Neck; Frontiers in Neuroscience; Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology; Hormones & Behavior; Human Brain Mapping; Infant Behavior & Development; International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis; International Journal of Clinicl Pharmacology; Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences; Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology; Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease; Journal of the American Dental Association; Journal of Behavioral and Brain Science; Journal of Chemical Ecology; Journal of Comparative Neurology; Journal of Dental Research; Journal of Clninical Neuroscience; Journal of Experimental Biology; Journal of Food Science; Journal of Experimental Psychology; Journal of Gerontology; Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society; Journal of Mammalogy; Journal of Neuroscience; Journal of the Neurological Sciences; Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry; Laryngoscope; Maturitus; Memory & Cognition; Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition; Movement Disorders; Molecular Neurobiology; Movement Disorders; Nature; Naturwissenschaften; Neurocase; Neurochemical Research; Neurodegeneration; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Neuropharmacology; Neuropsychology; Neurology; Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews; Neuropsychologia; Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology & Endodontics; ORL; Parkinsonism & Related Disorders; Perception; Perceptual & Motor Skills; Perception & Psychophysics; Pharmacy World & Science; Physiology & Behavior; Progress in Neurobiology; Psychiatry Research; Psychological Bulletin; Psychological Reviews; Psychological Science; Psychology of Aging; Psychoneuroendocrinology; Schizophrenia Research; Science; Trends in Neurosciences. General Consultant (Excludes Legal Consultations): WGBH-TV, Boston (NOVA Science Series, 1976); RIA Corporation (Italian Television Science Series, 1980); KYW-TV, Philadelphia (Clinical Science Series, 1981); NASA (Skylab Project, 1976); National Research Council (Advisory Committee, 1978); Industrial Acrylic Acid Study Committee (1981); National Science Foundation (1976-present); Franklin Institute (1982); American Cyanamid (1982); San Antonio Museum Association (1982); National Institutes of Health (1980-present); City of Philadelphia (1983); Union Carbide Corporation (1983-1986); U.S. Army Office of Research (1983-1985); Edelman Public Relations, Inc. (1983); National Council on Aging (1984); Rohm & Haas Company (1984-1990); Kal Kan (1985); E.R. Carpenter Company (1985); Israel Science Foundation (1985); Medical Research Council of Canada ((1999); National Geographic Magazine (1985); Television South (TVS; 1985); American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (1986); Pennwalt Corporation (1986); Pepsico (1985); National Institute of Aging (1985); Philadelphia Water Company (1986-1989); Xerox Corporation (1986); Philadelphia Gas Works (1987-1990); ASTM Task Group E-18.04.025 on Odor Thresholds (1989); Emerson Electric Company (1989); Mayo Clinic (1989-1990); Philadelphia Zoo (1989-1990); WGBH-TV, Boston (NOVA Science Series, 1990); National Academy of Sciences (1989); Federal Aviation Administration (1989-1991); National Center for Vision and Aging (1989); Phillips Petrolium Company (1990-1991); The Welcome Trust (1992); WGBH-TV, Boston (NOVA Science Series, 1991); National Institute on Aging (1994); National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (1993-present); Medical Research Council of Canada (1994-present), Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (1994); International Flavors and Fragrances (1996); Sensonics, Inc. (1998-present); McNeil Consumer Products (1999); American Chemistry Council (2000); Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Educational Outreach Program -- Defying Gravity: Enduring Life in Space (2001); Scent Off Corporation (2003); Matrixx Initiatives (2004); Unilever (2004);National Museum of Health and Medicine (2005); Becton, Dickinson and Company (2006); Ono Pharmaceutical Co (2006); Sepracor Inc (2006); Toyota Motor Corporation (2006); Unilever (2006); ABC television (2007);.CAA Television, Korea (2007); Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Division (2007); PBS Television (2008, 2012,); BBC (2009); Mars Inc (2010); Merck Pharmaceuticals (2011); Western Medical Assessments (2011); Intelligent Beauty (2012); Pfizer, Inc. (2012); Acorda Therapeutics (2014) Johnson & Johnson (2015).
Postdoctoral Fellows, Visiting Scientists & Special Project Students (since 1986 only): 1986 Konrad Burdach, Ph.D., Department of Mass Communication, University of Munich, Federal Republic of Germany (Visiting Scientist).
1986 Daniel A. Deems, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California (Postdoctoral Fellow).
1986 Andrew Mester, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary (Postdoctoral Fellow).
1986 Victoria Moore-Gillon, B.Sc., F.R.C.S., Department of Otolaryngology, St. Georges Hospital, London, England (Visiting Scientist).
1988 Deborah Rosin, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadephia, PA (Medical Student Research Program).
1988 John Till, M.S., Department of Biology, State University of New York, Brockport, New York (Completed thesis requirements).
1988 Rozell Moulton, M.A., Department of Psychology, American University, Washington, D.C. (Completed thesis requirements).
1988 Cheng Li, M.D., Department of Radiology, Chao-Yang Hospital, Dongdaquiao, Bejing, China (Postdoctoral Fellow).
1989 Shigeru Furuta, M.D., D.Sc., Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan (Postdoctoral Fellow).
1989 Cheryl A. Pfeiffer, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (Postdoctoral Fellow)
1989 John D. Pierce, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (Postdoctoral Fellow)
1991 Jim Salata, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadephia, PA (Medical Student Research Program).
1991 Toshi Matsuda, M.D., Department of Otorhinolarynology, Nagoya City University Medical School, Nagoya, Japan (Postdoctoral Fellow)
1991 Igor Leonidovich Kratskin, M.D., Ph.D., I.M. Sechenov Institute of Evolutionary Physiology and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Leningrad, USSR (Postdoctoral Fellow)
1991 William Turner, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA (Medical Student Research Program)
1992 Hun-Jong Dhong, M.D., Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea (Postdoctoral Fellow)
1992 Steven West, B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Medical Student Fellowship)
1992 Kevin Braat, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Research Intern)
1992 Kee Pyon, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (Thesis Committee)
1993 Yasuyuki Kimura, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa City, Japan (Postdoctoral Student)
1994 Shengzi Wang, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai, China (Postdoctoral Student)
1994 Maria Luisa Medina Amaya, M.D., University of Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico
1994 David Yen, B.S., Medical Student, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia (Medical Student Research Program).
1995 Steve Zarada, M.D., Hahnemann University, School of Medicine, Philadelphia (Medical Student Fellowship)
1997 Thomas Hummel, M.D, Ph.D., Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany (Visiting Scientist)
1997 Ayam Moustafa sayed El Madina, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, University of Alexandria, Cairo, Egypt (Visiting Scientist)
1998 Stephen Correia, M.A., Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI (MA Thesis)
1998 Prayuth Tunsuriyawong, M.D., Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Siriraj Mahidol University, Bangkok, Tailand
2000 Anupam Mishra, M.B.B.S., Visiting Scientist, Aliganj, Lucknow, India
2001 Anthony Risser, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX.