Drawing upon more than 40 years of practiced experience in academic science, Peter B. Berendsen, Ph.D., is a renowned figure and scholar whose expertise in biomedical science is unparalleled. Most recently serving as an assistant dean and associate professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, he retired in 2003. Prior to these roles, he was an assistant professor and instructor at the university, beginning his tenure in 1972. Previously, he worked in the field of biomedical research as a guest worker at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, a research associate at the University of Michigan, and a research assistant at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC. He commenced his career in 1962 after enlisting in the United States Army for two years.
Dr. Berendsen holds a Bachelor of Science from St. Mary’s College, and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy from George Washington University. He has contributed more than 25 articles to professional journals throughout his career. Specializing in cell biology, cystology and cytology, he has benefited greatly from seeking answers and appreciating the knowledgeable input of colleagues. Looking back on his prolific career, he wishes to be remembered as a friendly and supportive worker.
In light of his outstanding contributions to his profession, Dr. Berendsen received multiple grants from the American Lung Association and the National Institutes of Health. Notably, he was cited in multiple Who’s Who publications as well.
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