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Nancy L. Hogan, PhD, has been Inducted into the Marquis Who’s Who Registry

BIG RAPIDS, MI, February 17, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Nancy L. Hogan, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Hogan is a professor of criminal justice and corrections at Ferris State University celebrating nearly 25 years of teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Graduating from Gannon University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1979, she began her career as a correctional officer and prison counselor developing the first AIDS policy for the prison. Dr. Hogan subsequently continued her studies at the graduate level at Mercyhurst University, from which she obtained a master’s degree in 1991, and before starting her doctorate, she worked for a state contracted program advising pregnant women and their newborns with chemical dependencies. She completed a Doctor of Philosophy in Justice Studies at Arizona State University in 1996.

Since 1997, Dr. Hogan has found success teaching criminal justice at Ferris State University, having built upon her prior correctional experience and as a faculty member of the at Morehead State University. Further certified by the Michigan Correctional Officers Training Council, she is active as a member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Among other honors, Dr. Hogan has been listed in the top 100 Criminologists and has been recognized by Ferris State University as an Outstanding Faculty Member as well as with a 2017 Academic Scholar Award by the provost in support of her ongoing research and contribution to the scholarship on criminal justice.

Dr. Hogan has published extensively on factors in correctional environment and rehabilitative outcomes. She has additionally excelled in leadership for the Ferris State University coordinating the Master of Science program in Criminal Justice Administration. She also has been active in the community volunteering for various organizations and serves on the MOISD Career Center’s Public Safety Advisory Board. Notably, Dr. Hogan considers her greatest work to be empowering students to discover their own academic and professional success.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Dr. Sylvia E. Barnard Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

ALBANY, NY, February 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Sylvia E. Barnard with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Barnard celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Following a long and successful career in higher education, Dr. Barnard retired in 2011 from the University of Albany in Albany, New York. Over the course of 43 years, she specialized in Latin, Greek and classical civilization on campus. She also briefly taught at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, as an assistant professor of classics and Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York, as an instructor of classics before joining the Albany faculty. Additionally, Dr. Barnard served as a visiting lecturer at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Canada, in the summer of 1966 and at Concordia University in Montreal in the summer of 1975.

As an extension of her career, Dr. Barnard devoted much of her free time to conducting research. As a result, she disseminated her findings by authoring numerous articles in various scholarly journals. Dr. Barnard also wrote a book of poetry, “Trees,” which was published in 2012 through Troy Book Makers and published a book of poetry, “The Timeless Forest” in the McGill Poetry Series in 1959.

While Dr. Barnard was immersed in her work, she was often involved in the peace movement, beginning in England during the nuclear disarmament movement while pursuing her master’s degree. She later became active with several peace organizations in Albany, including the United Nations Association. Presently, Dr. Barnard remains active with Amnesty International, a nonprofit organization headquartered in the United Kingdom that focuses on human rights. She attends monthly meetings and is responsible for writing the organization’s letters.

Coming of age, she drew inspiration from her mother, who majored in Latin language studies while attending college. Dr. Barnard began the study of Latin and Greek at Northfield School for Girls, a high school, now subsumed into Northfield Mount Hermon, from which she graduated in 1955. She then held the Peterson Memorial Scholarship in Classics at McGill University in Montreal from which she received her first BA in 1959. Dr. Barnard earned a Bachelor of Arts at Cambridge University in Cambridge, England, in 1962, followed by a Doctor of Philosophy in classics at Yale University in the U.S. in 1966. Dr. Barnard was honored with a Research Award from the American Philosophical Society in 1979.

Fortunate to be aligned with multiple professional organizations in support of her teaching career, Dr. Barnard is a past vice president of her local chapter of the Archaeology Institute of America. Likewise, she is a former board member and past president of the local chapter of the UN Association. Dr. Barnard is also a member of the English Speaking Union Board. She has directed independent study in Latin and Greek at the Doane Street School, an independent school in Rensselaer, NY, two days a week since 2011.
In a career suffused with highlights, Dr. Barnard was most proud to serve as a Fulbright scholar in the Republic of Cyprus in 2003. Marking this occasion as a considerable honor and one of her most notable achievements, she was notably 65 years old at the time.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Michael M. Phillips, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

BETHESDA, MD, February 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Michael M. Phillips, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Phillips celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having retired after more than 40 years of exemplary performance in the field of medicine, Dr. Phillips distinguished himself as a gastroenterologist and familiar face in Washington, D.C., having maintained his solo private practice from 1974 until 2016. He was affiliated with the George Washington University Hospital in downtown Washington, D.C. and Sibley Memorial Hospital, in the Palisades section of the nation’s capital. Garnering a reputation for first class care, he left behind many satisfied, healthy patients. Notably, Dr. Phillips chose gastroenterology because he thoroughly enjoyed helping people live a healthy lifestyle and helping them quell symptoms that enabled them to regain the ability to enjoy their food.

Prior to his tenure in practice, Dr. Phillips, served for two years in the U.S. Air Force as a major between 1972 and 1974. The last of the two years was as the Chief of Gastroenterology at Malcolm Grow Hospital, at Andrews Air Force Base. Shortly after fulfilling his Air Force duty, Dr. Phillips established a solo practice of Gastroenterology in downtown Washington DC which continued for 42 years. While in practice he was also a consultant for the Social Security Administration in Washington beginning in the late 1970s and continuing through the present time.

An equally successful educator, Dr. Phillips taught as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences throughout his career. On campus, he was highly regarded as a mentor and colleague. Dr. Phillips has also long served as a contributing editor for Oakstone Publications’ Practical Reviews in Gastroenterology. Supporting his professional career, he is an elected fellow of the American College of Physicians and was also a member of the American Gastroenterology Association and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.

Dr. Phillips was born in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from high school, he studied locally at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in biology in 1962. Aspiring to be a dentist after winning a New York Regents Scholarship in Medicine and Dentistry he enrolled at the New York University School of Dentistry where, after successfully completing his first year he decided to change his career path to Medicine. He then continued his studies abroad attending the School of Medicine of the Catholic University of Louvain, in Louvain Belgium. He later transferred to the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine where he completed his medical education receiving his M.D. Degree in 1967. Additional educational pursuits to his credit include an internship at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, in San Francisco, California as well as a two year residency in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, a fellowship in gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and a second fellowship in liver disease at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Eminently qualified in his field, Dr. Phillips is a diplomate of the American Board of Gastroenterology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. During his many years of practice Dr. Phillips was Honored to be named in the Top Doctors issue of the Washingtonian Magazine from 1994 to 2014. He was also honored to be named in the Guide to Top Doctors (Consumers Checkbook) 2000-2010, Best Doctors in America 1994-2010, Who’s Who in America 2000-present and Who’s Who in the World 2001-present.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Dr. Rajendra P. Srivastava has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry

LAWRENCE, KS, February 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Dr. Rajendra P. Srivastava has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than five decades of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Srivastava has distinguished himself as a professor emeritus of accounting and information systems at the School of Business of the University of Kansas since 2018. In addition, Dr. Srivastava is currently serving as the CEO of SeekEdgar LLC (https://seekedgar.com) which was founded by him in 2011 based on his research. SeekEdgar, through its search engine, SeekiNF, provides any financial and non-financial information from SEC filings by querying the system in a matter of seconds. This technology has become an important tool for academic researchers all over the world. Basically, Dr. Srivastava’s research has contributed to the assessment of risks such as the audit risk, fraud risk, auditor independence risk, information security risk, and internal accounting controls risk. Dr. Srivastava has published over 110 academic articles in high quality journals and has had over 3,700 citations and over 42,000 reads. Dr. Srivastava has served as an editor of the Journal of Information Systems, and of the Journal of Emerging Technology in Accounting, of the American Accounting Association. In addition, he has served on the Editorial and Review Board of several prestigious journals such as The Accounting Review, and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Srivastava was presented with the Outstanding Research Award from the Indian Association Research Foundation in 2020, the Baxendale Innovation Award from The University of Kansas in 2017, the Notable Contribution to the AIS Literature Award from the AIS Section of the American Accounting Association in 2017, Research Excellence Award of the School of Business, University of Kansas, in 1997, and again in 1996, Notable Contribution to AI & Expert Systems Research in Accounting from the AI/ES Section of the American Accounting Association in 1996, and the Glory of India Award from the International Friendship Society in New Delhi, India, in 2010.

Prior to his retirement in 2018, he held a number of positions at The University of Kansas between 1982 and 2018, such as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, and the Ernst and Young professor of accounting and information systems and as the director of the Ernst and Young Center for Auditing Research and Advanced Technology. At the University of Oklahoma, Dr. Srivastava worked as a teaching assistant in the school’s division of accounting from 1980 to 1982 and a teaching assistant and instructor of mathematics from 1979 until 1980. Prior to his accounting career, Dr. Srivastava served as an Assistant Professor of physics at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science–Pilani, India, from 1963 to1968, and as a teaching assistant and instructor at the Oregon State University from 1968 to 1973, and as a Post-Doctoral Fellow/Instructor and Senior Instructor in the Department of Physics in the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada, from 1973 to 1979.

Beyond his primary endeavors, Dr. Srivastava flourished as a visiting professor at the University of Sydney in Australia in 2003, 2007, 2013, and 2019, at the University of South Florida in 2011, at the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 2006, at the University of Central Florida in 2005, at the Australian National University in 2003 and 2004, at the University of Florida in 1998, Deakin University, Geelong, Australia in 1998, and at the Institute of International Business Studies, Pordenone, Italy during 1993-1994. Prior to embarking upon his professional journey, he pursued an education at the University of Gorakhpur in India, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in physics in 1961 and 1963, respectively. Dr. Srivastava continued his academic pursuits at Oregon State University, from which he graduated with a Master of Science in physics in 1971 and a Doctor of Philosophy in physics in 1972.

Ultimately, Dr. Srivastava obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 1982. He found success with his written works as well, publishing articles in such publications as the Accounting Review, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Decision Support Systems, the International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, the Journal of Accounting Research, the Journal of Management Information Systems and the Journal of Physics, Physical Review, among numerous others. Dr. Srivastava pioneered the applications of Dempster-Shafer Theory of Belief Functions to audit decisions. A leader in his field, Dr. Srivastava was elected to serve on the board of the Belief Function Application Society from 2010 to 2014.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Valerie A. Mitchell Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

NEW YORK, NY, February 19, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Valerie A. Mitchell with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Mitchell celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Ms. Mitchell has dedicated the past 25 years of her career to serving as a school psychologist with the New York Board of Education. Initially working as a public school teacher in New York City for more than a decade, she taught in the classroom as a schoolteacher and a special education resource room teacher. Soon thereafter, she accepted an opportunity to work with teachers that managed educational testing, becoming an education evaluator in 1986 before being promoted to a trainer of education evaluators between 1988 and 1992. As a member of the school-based support team, Ms. Mitchell began collaborating with several school psychologists.

Fascinated by the profession, Ms. Mitchell returned to academia to obtain a psychology degree, and currently excels along the aforementioned support team. Notably, she was active as an English as a second language teacher at the Bilingual Language Institute in New York City between 1989 and 1993 as well. Moreover, she flourished as an adjunct professor at the College of Mount Saint Vincent and the New York Institute of Technology in 1999.

Since 1988, Ms. Mitchell has been volunteering her time to the New York City Marathon through the Road Runners Club. She has also contributed to the Fresh Air Fund, a non-profit organization in New York City that works with low-income communities to better serve the youth. Recruited to Kappa Delta Phi, Ms. Mitchell is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, the National Association of School Psychologists, the United Federation of Teachers and the New York State United Teaching.

In support of her career, Ms. Mitchell pursued an education at Brooklyn College, from which she earned a Bachelor of Art in early childhood education in 1971, a Master of Art in early childhood education and music in 1976, a Master of Education in learning disabilities in 1985 and a Master of Education in school psychology in 1995. Licensed as a school psychologist, Ms. Mitchell is additionally certified in school psychology, regular education, special education, administration and school supervision and administration in the state of New York.

Notably, Ms. Mitchell was honored with a Kappa Delta Pi Award. She believes that this accolade was monumental to her because she was just one of four people out of the 100 people eligible to receive it. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Mitchell has been cited in the 21st edition of Who’s Who of American Women.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Ernest Robert Anderson Jr. Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

BROCKTON, MA, February 19, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ernest Robert Anderson Jr. with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Anderson celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A highly-respected pharmacist with nearly 45 years of professional experience, Mr. Anderson has found success with his consulting firm, Ernest R. Anderson Jr. Consulting Inc., since 2013. Based in Brockton, he provides expertise to the hospital pharmacy management sector in various aspects of financial and supply chain management, revenue cycle and billing management, charge description master management and sterile products. Mr. Anderson also consults on new commercial and governmental reimbursement models.

As an extension of his career, Mr. Anderson was active for nearly 25 years in the classroom as a former professor at Northeastern University between 1983 and 2017. He also flourished as a writer, providing his wealth of knowledge to chapters for books and numerous articles for scholarly journals. Mr. Anderson continues to lecture at local and national seminars in his free time.

Mr. Anderson’s remarkable career began as a pharmacist at the New England Medical Center in Boston in 1976. After five years in this post, he was appointed as the associate director of pharmacy at the aforementioned medical center for more than 10 years. Mr. Anderson later served at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts as the director of pharmacy from 1993 to 1998, during which time he was noted as a national leader for securing reimbursement for clinical pharmacy services.

Mr. Anderson subsequently excelled with Steward Health Care as the vice president of pharmacy between 2009 and 2013. Among his achievements with the Boston-based hospital system, he executed system wide programs to improve medication safety and was an instrumental member of an assessment team that was responsible for securing the purchases of several for-profit hospitals. He previously maintained his involvement as a mission leader for World Servants in the Dominican Republic and Mexico in 1991, 1993, 1995, and 2000 as well as for Saint Vincent’s in 2000. Since 1992, Mr. Anderson has contributed as an elder with the Free Evangelical Fellowship in Easton, Massachusetts, for which he had participated as a youth leader between 1988 and 2016.

In his youth, Mr. Anderson worked part-time at a local drug store. So impressed by the field, he eventually enrolled at Northeastern University, from which he earned a Bachelor of Science in pharmacy in 1976 and a Master of Science in hospital pharmacy in 1979. Additionally becoming registered as a pharmacist, Mr. Anderson also garnered his certification in Lionslead, a leadership assessment tool, and DiSC Workplace, a personality testing tool.

An elected fellow of the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists, Mr. Anderson has been affiliated with the American Pharmaceutical Association and the Multihospital System Executive Leaders Group. Likewise, he has held administrative roles with the Massachusetts Society of Health System Pharmacists and the Association of Community Cancer Centers, for which he was notably the first pharmacist to become elected as the secretary and president. Crediting his success to years of servant leadership, Mr. Anderson explains that his philosophy in the workplace has been an extension of his relationship with Christ.

Among his multiple accolades, Mr. Anderson was honored by the Massachusetts Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He was also recognized by the Pharmacists as the Massachusetts Hospital Pharmacist of Year in 1985. A celebrated Marquis listee, Mr. Anderson has been cited in the 56th through 58th editions of Who’s Who in America and the 15th and 18th editions of Who’s Who in the World.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Philip C. Hanawalt, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

STANFORD, CA, February 19, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Philip C. Hanawalt, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Hanawalt celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Following a similar path to that of his father, who was a physicist at the Dow Chemical Company and then a professor of metallurgical engineering at the University of Michigan, Philip Hanawalt has always been intrigued by science; particularly electronics, biophysics and molecular biology. He joined the faculty at Stanford University in 1961 as a researcher and lecturer in the Biophysics Graduate Program, was then promoted to Professor of Biology, and eventually to the Dr. Morris Herzstein Professorship in 2009. He was Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences from 1982 to 1989, and also served as Chair of the Second Senate ad hoc Committee on the Professoriate at Stanford 1988-’90.

Dr. Hanawalt earned a B.A. in physics at Oberlin College in 1954, an M.S. in physics at Yale University in 1955 and a Ph.D. in biophysics at Yale in 1959. He carried out postdoctoral research in bacterial physiology at the University of Copenhagen and molecular biology at the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Hanawalt was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Oberlin College in 1997, followed by the Doctor Honoris Causa from the University Bio Bio in Chile in 2006, the University of Seville in Spain in 2008, the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina in 2012, the National University of El Litoral in Argentina in 2014 and the Universidad Mayor de San Andres in La Paz, Bolivia in 2015.

Dr. Hanawalt pioneered and maintained leadership in the fields of DNA repair and genomic maintenance for over five decades. He first reported repair replication of DNA and co-discovered the ubiqutous process of excision-repair in 1963-’64. Several decades later, he and his students discovered the specialized pathway of transcription-coupled DNA repair in bacteria, yeast and mammalian cells. His research group conducted extensive research on the role of DNA damage and repair in human genetic disease and aging.

Dr. Hanawalt mentored 29 Ph.D. graduate students, over 60 postdoctoral scholars, and nearly 40 undergraduate students, of whom most graduated with Honors. Members of his research group came from over 36 different countries and contributed to over 400 peer-reviewed publications. He co-authored and edited several books; including “Molecular Photobiology” in 1969, “Molecular Basis of Life” in 1968, “Chemical Basis of Life” in 1973, “Molecules to Living Cells” in 1980, as well as a “Laboratory Manual of Research Procedures” in DNA repair. He was a founding Editor of the Journal, DNA Repair, served on the Board of Reviewing Editors for Science, as a Senior Editor for Cancer Research and a member of the Editorial Board for the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA from 2003 to 2021.

In addition to his scholarly commitments at Stanford Dr. Hanawalt served on the Physiological Chemistry Study Section, the Chemical Pathology Study Section and the Scientific Advisory Board for the Fogarty International Center at the National Institutes of Health. He served on the Council for Extramural Grants for the American Cancer Society. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Frontier Bioscience Graduate School in Osaka, Japan in 2007; and appointed to the Fulbright Specialized Roster, in the Council for International Exchange of Scholars in 2014. He served on the Board of Trustees for Oberlin College from 1998 to 2007.

Dr. Hanawalt is a member of the National Academy of Sciences (USA); a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Society for Microbiology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is also an elected Foreign Associate in the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). He was president of the Environmental Mutagen Society (EMS), on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and on the Executive Board for the Biophysical Society. He has won annual research awards from the American Society for Photobiology and the EMS, as well as the International Mutation Research Award, and the AACR-Princess Takamatsu Lectureship. He won the John B. Little Award in Radiation Sciences from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2002. He received a Senior Scholar Award from the Ellison Medical Research Foundation, and for 14 years, held an Outstanding Investigator Grant from the National Cancer Institute. He received the Wilbur Cross Medal from the Yale University Graduate School Alumni Association in 2015, and in 2016, the ALAMCTA Award for the discovery of DNA repair pathways and mechanisms.

A celebrated Marquis listee, Dr. Hanawalt has been featured in close to 60 editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in the West.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Michio Kaku, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

 NEW YORK, NY, October 19, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Michio Kaku, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Kaku celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A renowned theoretical physicist, futurist and popularizer of science, Dr. Kaku has found much success as a bestselling author and educator, having notably co-founded the “string field theory,” a branch of string theory, while striving to unify the four fundamental forces of nature as established in Albert Einstein’s “Unfinished Theory of Everything.” Since 1983, he has excelled as a professor at the City College of the City University of New York, with which he has additionally held the Henry Semat Chair and Professorship in Theoretical Physics. He previously served with the aforementioned college as an associate professor from 1973 to 1983 and a quantum mechanics researcher in the department of physics in 1975 and 1977. Dr. Kaku began his career as a research associate at Princeton University from 1972 to 1973.

Dr. Kaku is perhaps most esteemed for his written works in the field of physics, having authored such popular books as “Beyond Einstein: The Cosmic Quest for the Theory of the Universe” alongside Jennifer Thompson in 1987, “Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension” in 1994, “Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century” in 1997 and both “Einstein’s Cosmos: How Albert Einstein’s Vision Transformed Our Understanding of Space and Time” and “Parallel Worlds: A Journey through Creation, Higher Dimensions and the Future of the Cosmos” in 2004. More recently, he penned “Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation and Time Travel” in 2008, “Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100” in 2011, “The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance and Empower the Mind” in 2014 and “The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth” in 2018. With myriad articles, textbooks and other publications to his credit, Dr. Kaku is currently preparing for the release of his forthcoming book, “The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything,” in April of 2021.

Prior to embarking on his professional path, Dr. Kaku pursued an education at Harvard University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, in 1968. Soon thereafter, he completed service in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970, during which time he completed his basic training at Fort Benning in Georgia and advanced infantry training at Fort Lewis in Washington. He concluded his formal studies in the Berkeley Radiation Laboratory at the University of California Berkeley, from which he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in 1972. Following these accomplishments, Dr. Kaku was presented with honorary doctorates from Hofstra University and the State University of New York at Old Westbury in 1997.

Dr. Kaku has been additionally active in numerous endeavors outside of his primary professional responsibilities. As a visiting professor and lecturer, he has provided his unique research and knowledge to the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University in 1973 and New York University in 1990. He has also participated in the fifth annual Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2011 as well as the Graduation Ceremony for High Point University as a speaker in 2018. Moreover, Dr. Kaku has contributed to the advisory board for CuriosityStream.

Dr. Kaku has also distinguished himself as a popular figure in the media, having discussed his theories and findings on such programs as “Good Morning America,” “Larry King Live,” “60 Minutes,” “The Daily Show with John Stewart” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in addition to a variety of major news networks. He has appeared in multiple documentaries, including Michael Apted’s 1999 documentary “Me & Isaac Newton,” two PBS documentaries produced by Rosemarie Reed, the ABC documentary “UFOs: Seeing is Believing” and the 2005 short-form documentary “Obsessed & Scientific,” which was screened at the Montreal World Film Festival. Furthermore, Dr. Kaku has been interviewed on countless radio programs, investigative television programs and in popular scientific periodicals, including COSMOS, WIRED, Newsweek and Popular Mechanics.

Likewise, Dr. Kaku has cultivated an incredible audience through his broadcasted efforts, having hosted “Science Fantastic” since 2006, which is currently syndicated through the Talk Radio Network and SiriusXM, in addition to his weekly radio program “Exploration” for WBAI and the Pacifica Foundation. He was also selected as the host of “Time” for the BBC, “Visions of the Future” for BBC Four, “2057” for the Discovery Channel, “Sci-Fi Science: Physics of the Impossible” for the Science Channel and “The Universe” for the History Channel. Beyond these programs, Dr. Kaku has highlighted his theories, research, discoveries and personal updates through his blog, Dr. Kaku’s Universe, since 2010.

As a testament to his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Kaku has garnered several accolades throughout his career. With eight of his books featured on the New York Times Bestsellers List, his books have been further recognized among the Best Science Books of the Year by the New York Times and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction. He has been also notably presented with the Hertz Engineering Scholarship and the 2008 AAPT Klopsteg Memorial Award. Heralded as an expert in superstring theory, hadronic physics, supergravity and supersymmetry, Dr. Kaku has been profiled in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.

Born on January 24, 1947 in San José, California to Toshio and Hideko Kaku, Dr. Kaku was drawn to his areas of interest at a young age, having been exposed to the works of Albert Einstein at the age of eight. He fostered this passion with great motivation and commitment, creating an astounding particle generator as a teenager in high school and obtaining the attention of his mentors, including physicist Edward Teller. Acknowledged as “the next Carl Sagan” by Art Bell due to his impressive ability to convey complex science in common and understandable terms, he attributes his success to utilizing the aforementioned talent to engage television audiences with his theories. Looking toward the future, Dr. Kaku hopes to continue his pursuit into the “Theory of Everything” and the unified string field theory while supporting the burgeoning careers of his wonderful daughters, Alyson and Michelle.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
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How To Develop An Ecommerce App Like Amazon: In 8 Simple Steps

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Amazon is one of the well-known ecommerce apps, which is an eye-witnessing example. This has become an inspiration for many entrepreneurs or business owners to start their own ecommerce businesses. If you are one who is curious about launching an ecommerce app, then opting for Amazon Clone will be the wisest choice. Prior to that, you should be aware of the ecommerce app development process. Look into it.

Development process of ecommerce app like Amazon – 8 steps

Step 1 – Market Research

Conducting market research is the initial step of the app development process. Find out your target audience and find out their preferences & demands with surveys. 

Besides this, competitor analysis is unavoidable, which will aid you in figuring out the possibilities of overcoming certain shortcomings in your business. These will help you determine the right set of features for app functionality & platform to deploy. 

Step 2 – Objectives of your app idea

You have to be very sure which problem you are focussing on to sort with your ecommerce app. Apart from that, concentrate on providing a unique customer experience in order to increase the effectiveness of your business.

Step 3 – Platform for app deployment

Once you have known every nook and cranny of an ecommerce business, you can decide on which platform to deploy your app. It must be based on which group of the audience you need to target. When you want to cater to the broader user base, it would be best to prefer both Android & iOS platforms.  

Step 4 – Essential Features 

Depending on the business model, choose the relevant features for Amazon Clone. Besides concentrating on the regular features, try to incorporate advanced features making your app distinguishable from existing competitors. 

Step 5 – Appealing yet simple user interface

The first impression which we would get might last longer. Therefore, the app’s user interface has to be simple, intuitive, and appealing. Facilitate them to navigate through various options seamlessly & smoothly. The platform’s design will become the identity of your business, paving a way to stay unique.

Step 6 – Minimum Viable Product

Before the development of the final product, think about launching a Minimum Viable Product (MVP), a prototype with basic features & typical functionality. The impressive benefits are the primary reason for the choice of this product for entrepreneurs who plan for a successful app within a minimal budget. 

Step 7 – Customer Feedback

As you have deployed the MVP with essential features, collect feedback from the customers to know their opinions. It will help you to figure out which segments gain customers’ attention. Customer satisfaction is the key to business success. However, meeting their demands is what will make your app reach your target audience.  

Step 8 – Revamp: Necessary Tweaks

With the gathered feedback, make modifications in the app accordingly. This will aid you in improving the app’s performance. Adapting to the changing market trends is requisite for ecommerce business success. 

Wrap up

Hopefully, you have insights into the ecommerce app development process. With sound knowledge of it, you can go ahead with developing & launching the Amazon Clone app. Hit the online marketplace with a well-featured ecommerce clone app!

Dr. Young Suh Kim has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry

BELTSVILLE, MD, February 22, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Dr. Young Suh Kim has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A recognized leader in his particular discipline, Dr. Kim has excelled as an emeritus professor of physics at the University of Maryland since 2007. He joined the aforementioned academic institution as an assistant professor in 1962, where he eventually rose to assume a full professorship. With a plethora of knowledge at his disposal, Dr. Kim authored such publications as “Mathematical Devices for Optical Sciences” in 2019, “New Perspectives on Einstein’s E = mc2” in 2018 and “Physics of the Lorentz Group” in 2015.

Additionally, Dr. Kim has contributed a number of articles to professional journals. Prior to establishing himself in the field, he pursued an education at Carnegie Mellon University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in physics. Dr. Kim continued his studies at Princeton University, obtaining a Doctor of Philosophy in physics in 1961.

In order to remain aware of developments in his field, Dr. Kim maintains his professional involvement with the American Physical Society. In a career suffused with highlights, he is most proud to have completed such a wealth of research. Looking toward the future, Dr. Kim intends to write books about how Albert Einstein developed his mathematical abilities with his younger colleagues: Sibel Baskal and Marilyn Noz.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Maria Elena Cadet Lauded for Excellence in Mental Health Counseling

STONY POINT, NY, October 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Maria Elena Cadet has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts in organizational management from Nyack College in 2001 and a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Mercy College in 2006, Dr. Cadet began as a family therapist with St. Dominic’s Home, where she conducted child and family needs assessments to identify safety concerns and apply individually tailored treatment plans. During that time, she also worked as a program coordinator for Volunteer Counseling Services Inc. Between 2007 and 2008, she not only drafted psychosocial assessments in order to better understand participant behavior, but also facilitated therapeutic group counseling for at-risk students. Likewise, Dr. Cadet collaborated with community stakeholders to develop and carry the Positive Alternative Suspension program, which aimed to foster improvements in academic behavior and performance.

Over the years, Dr. Cadet gained additional expertise in the field as a health care integrator and supervisor for Cardinal McCloskey Community Services and as an assistant administrator and clinical supervisor for New York Psychotherapy & Counseling Center, where she remains active today. In her dual roles, she manages daily operations for clinical services and staff, collaborates with cross-functional treatment teams, reviews client cases and conducts crisis management with the diffusion of potentially harmful situation treatment outcomes. In recent years, Dr. Cadet expanded upon her expertise by earning a Doctor of Psychology at Ryokan College in 2018.

A licensed mental health practitioner, Dr. Cadet also serves as an adjunct professor at Rockland Community College, where she teaches introduction to psychology, as well as general, developmental, abnormal and childhood psychology. Additionally, she channels her considerable knowledge into her work as a clinical supervisor, therapist and chief executive officer of Sycamore Haven Corp through which she treats a wide range of clientele. Driven to remain aware of changes in the field, Dr. Cadet aligns herself with the American Mental Health Counselor Association, the American Red Cross and Psychology Today.

In accounting for her success, Dr. Cadet credits her deep and abiding Christian faith, as well as her natural propensity for persistence, determination and consistent motivation. Among her career accomplishments, she is particularly proud to have helped so many people on their road to recovery, as well as the role she has played in stabilizing the lives of couples, families and children. Looking toward the future, Dr. Cadet aspires to work with victims of human trafficking and exploitation, many of whom need a safe place to reconstruct their lives and forge a path forward.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

Gail Minault Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

AUSTIN, TX, February 22, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Gail Minault with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Minault celebrates many years’ experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Following an exceptional career in academia, Dr. Minault was bestowed with the distinguished title of professor emerita at the University of Texas CUT) at Austin. Hired in 1972 and later promoted to full professor in 1997, she taught various courses in the department of history on the history of India, Islam in South Asia, and women in Asia throughout her tenure. Some of these courses included European Empires in Asia, Gandhi and Gandhism, Muslim India Before 1750, European Expansion in Asia, and Women in South Asian Societies. Dr. Minault also conducted extensive research in the areas of 19th and 20th century South Asian history, ranging from religion and politics to women’s movements.

As a part of her scholarly commitments, Dr. Minault served as a visiting assistant professor and field director of the Berkeley Urdu language program in Lahore, Pakistan, for the University of California at Berkeley during the fall of 1976. She later served as a visiting professor at the Center for Indian and South Asian Studies in the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences in Paris during 1990. Preceding her career as an educator, Dr. Minault served with the U.S. Information Service between 1961 and 1964, where she spent time as a trainee in Washington, D.C., a junior officer in Beirut, and an assistant cultural affairs officer in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh).

A prolific writer, Dr. Minault has authored seven books and dozens of scholarly articles. She has written more than 50 book reviews in such publications as the Journal of Asian Studies, the Middle East Journal and American Historical Review, and has presented at numerous professional conferences. Some of her books include: “The Khilafat Movement: Religious Symbolism and Political Mobilization In India” in 1984, “Secluded Scholars: Women’s Education and Muslim Social Reform in Colonial India” in 1998, “Gender, Language, and Learning: Essays in Indo-Muslim Cultural History” in 2009; as editor: “The Extended Family: Women and Political Participation in India” in 1981, and “Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia” in 1982. Dr. Minault also translated “Voices of Silence,” published in 1986.

Dr. Minault was born in Minneapolis. After graduating from Northfield school, she attended Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History in 1961. She subsequently attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in South Asia Regional Studies in 1966 and 1972, respectively. Fluent in English, French and Hindi/Urdu, Dr. Minault is also knowledgeable in Persian, Italian, Spanish and German.

Dr. Minault’s professional endeavors include membership in several professional organizations, including the Association for Asian Studies and the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians. She is also a past secretary of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies. Lauded for her scholarly excellence throughout the span of her career, Dr. Minault received several research grants and fellowships, including from the National Humanities Center, the Social Science Research Counsel and the National Endowment of the Humanities.

About Marquis Who’s Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who’s Who in America®, Marquis Who’s Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who’s Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who’s Who titles, including Who’s Who in America®, Who’s Who in the World®, Who’s Who in American Law®, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who’s Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who’s Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.

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