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Curriculum Vitae

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Intercultural Communications College
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Upper Iowa University
Fayette, Iowa, USA

Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Argosy University Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Bircham International University
Madrid, Espana (Spain), European Union

BA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 1970

MPH, University of California Berkeley, USA 1976

MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA, USA 1973

PhD, Bircham International University, Madrid, Spain (Espana) EU 2003

Pediatrics (Ambulatory: At-Risk Infants, Children and Adolescents)
Loma Linda University
University of Utah
* C & Y - High-Risk Neonate Followup, Ambulatory Pediatrics

Preventive Medicine / Public Health
University of California Berkeley
University of Utah
* Psychological Recovery from Trauma

Space Medicine
United States National Academy of Science (Research Associateship)
NASA Johnson Space Center (Life Support Systems)
NASA Ames Research Center (Closed Ecological Life Support Systems)
* Closed and/or Recycled Life Support Systems: Water Quality

Military Preventive Medicine
United States Navy (USNR)
* Naval Environmental and Preventive Medicine

Education (linguistics: TESOL: Academic English)
Heriot-Watt University
University of Edinburgh
Bircham International University
* Neurobiologically-based Learning / Transformative Learning; Language Acquisition

Director, Instructor
American Academic English Programs and Health Professions Program
Intercultural Communications College
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Instructor in Natural Sciences
Bircham International University
Madrid, Spain (Espana), EU

Adjunct Professor of English
College of Liberal Arts
Upper Iowa University Fayette, Iowa, USA

Adjunct Professor of Writing
College of Liberal Arts
Hawaii Pacific University
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Adjunct Professor of Education and Psychology
Argosy University Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Past Academic Teaching Appointments and Positions

Associate Professor, Univerisity of Hawaii Manoa School of Public Health
Associate Professor, University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, University of Utah Department of Pediatrics
Lecturer, University of Utah Department of Pediatrics
Invited Lecturer, Brigham Young University Linguistics and TESL Departments, Hawaii
Invited Lecturer, International Space University

Past Academic and Non-Academic Administrative and Research Appointments and Positions

Research & Education Coordinator, Center of Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance
Assistant Agent (Water Quality), USDA Cooperative Extension Service
Director of Research and Development / Chief Scientist, Cetus Systems Inc
Commander, United States Naval Reserve
Co-Director, Consortium for Space Life Sciences, University of Alabama
Public Health Officer, Municipality of Anchorage
Pediatrician / Medical Director, Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center
Lecturer / Assistant Professor, Univeristy of Utah Medical Center

Principal Investigator for over 20 Research Grants and Contracts

International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)
American College of Preventive Medicine (diplomate and fellow)
American Association of Integrative Medicine (diplomate and fellow)
Alaska Public Health Association (life member)
Neurobiological Learning (NL) Society (founding member)


Aerospace Medical Association
American Association for Medical systems and Informatics (Founding Member)
American Insititute of Astronatutics and Aeronatutics
American Public Health Association
Association of Military Surgeons
California Native Plant Society
Canadian Public Health Association
European Low Gravity Research Association
Hawaii Environmental Educators Association
Institute for Advanced Studies in [Space] Life Support (Founding Member, President)
National Association for Interpretation
National Educators Association
New York Academy of Sciences
Pan American Health Association
Phi Delta Kappa International
Sigma Xi
Western Society for Pediatric Research

Academic (abbreviated)

How to Choose the BEST English Language School in the USA: Thirty-three key questions to help you decide which school is best for you in six languages Bloomington: AuthorHouse, 2006. 2007 Eric Hoffer Award.

Unlock the Genius Within: Neurobiological Trauma, Teaching and Transformational Learning Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2005. 2006/7 Neurobiological Learning Society Choice Award; 2007 Eric Hoffer Award.

A Neurobiological Theory and Method of Language Acquisition. Munich: Lincom Europa, 2003. 2006/7 Neurobiological Learning Society Choice Award

The TOEFL Student Study Guide. Honolulu: ICC, 2003.

Clean Water, Common Ground. DVD Region 1 (full screen) of made for TV program aired over 40 times on Hawaii Olelo Television. Distributed by the National Film Network. 2007 Telly Award.

Introduction to [Space] Life Support Systems in Churchill, SE: Fundamentals of Space Life Sciences. Malabar: Krieger Publishing Company, 1997.

Space Microbiology, in Space Biology in Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 92, Vol 17, McGraw-Hill.

Preliminary Assessment of Biologically-Reclaimed Water. SAE Technical Paper #911326, 1 Jul 91.

Quality Assessment of Plant Transpiration Water. NASA Technical Report #19900062246, 1 July 90. Also published as J Aerosp Transact 90 (99): 516, and SAE Technical Paper #901230, 1 July 90.

Engineering Testbed for Biological Water/Air Reclamation and Recycling. SAE Technical Paper #901231, 1 Jul 90.

Human subjects concerns in ground based ECLSS testing - Managing uncertainty in closely recycled systems. NASA Technical Report #19900062265, 1 Jul 90. Also published as SAE Technical Paper #901251, 1 Jul 90.

Recycled Potable Water. NASA Technical Report #19930072696, 29 Jun 90.

Problems in Water Recycling for Space Station and Long-duration Life Support. NASA Technical Report #19900040448, 1 Jul 89. Also published as J Aerosp Transact 89 (98): 952 and SAE Technical Paper #891539.

Naval Manned Space Program. US Nav Instit Proc 89 Jul (115): 95.

Effect of Iodine Disinfection Products on Higher Plants. NASA Technical Report #19900028383, 1 Jan 89. Also published as Adv Space Res 89 (9):: 117.

Biomedical Significance of Microbial Growth in Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) Beds. Proc Prog Chem Disinf 88 Apr (4): 211.

Controlling Confounding Engironmental Factors for Spaceflight Microgravity Experiments. Am Soc Grav Space Biol Bull 88 May (1): 32.

Medical Effects of Iodine Disinfection Products in Spacecraft Water, NASA Technical Report #19880033917, 1 Jul 87. Also published as J. Aerosp Transact 89 (96): 689 and SAE Technical Report #871490, Jul 87.

Quality Requirements for Reclaimed/Recycled Water. NASA Technical Report #19870017959, Mar 87.

Defining Reclaimed Water Potability Requirements. NASA Technical Report #19860021950, 1 Jul 86. Also published as Aerosp Med Biol 86 Dec (S291): 410.

A Computerized System for Recording, Reporting and Researching Data for Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICUs) Transferable to Most Sites, in Lindberg DAB and P. Reichertz (eds): Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics 24 in Roger FH et al (Eds): Medical Informatics Europe 84, Springer-Verlag, 1984.

The Cost of Medical Computing, in van Bemmel JH, M. Ball and O. Wigertz (eds): Medinfo, Elsevier Science Publishers BV, 1983.

A Practical NICU Computer System - The Cetus System 100, in Harris TR and J. Bahr (eds): The Use of Computers in Perinatal Medicine, Praeger Publishers, 1982. Summary on Neonatology on the Web.

Computerized Newborn Intensive Care Data Recording, Reporting and Research III - A Practical Microcomputer System. J Pediatr 80 Sept (97): 497. Summary on Neonatology on the Web.

Computerized Newborn Intensive Care Data Recording and Reporting II - An Online System. J Pediatr 79 Feb (94):328. Summary on Neonatology on the Web.

A Computerized Single Entry System for Recording and Reporting Data on High-Risk Newborns. J Pediatr 78 Sept (93): 519. Summary on Neonatology on the Web.

Penicillin-Resistent Pneumococcal Meningitis in an Immunocompromised Infant. J Pediatr 77 Sept (91): 506.

Non-Academic (abbreviated)

A Whale's Tale. Honolulu: Savant, 2009.

Last and Final Harvest. Honolulu: Savant, 2008.

The Illustrated Middle Earth. Honolulu: Savant, 2008.

Footprints, Smiles and Little White Lies. Honolulu: Savant, 2008.

Sourdough Scott's Bedtime Fairy Tales from Alaska. Anchorage: Publication Consultants, 2005.

Everyway. Park J 68: 46.


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