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Dr. H.E. Kennedy, President of Biosis, Announces Retirement

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Dr. H.E. Kennedy, President of Biosis, Announces Retirement

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Biosis has announced the retirement of its President, Dr. H. Edward Kennedy, effective May 1, 1993.

Dr. Kennedy began his career at Biosis in 1967, when he was appointed Assistant Director for Scientific Affairs, responsible for the technical input provided for the Biosis database and publications. In 1972, he was named Deputy Executive Director and Director for Scientific Affairs and, in 1975, became President of Biosis.

Prior to joining Biosis, Dr. Kennedy was Director of Product Development for Johnson & Johnson's Vetco Division, New Brunswick, NJ, from 1961 to 1967. From 1959 to 1961 he was an Assistant Professor at Ohio State University. Dr. Kennedy began his professional career as a research scientist for the University of North Carolina Medical Center, where he was employed from 1954 to 1959.

During his long, distinguished career, Dr. Kennedy has been affiliated with many professional organizations, advancing the cause of scientific research information through his leadership and knowledge. He is one of only three Americans ever elected as President and Chairman of the Executive Board of the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (1989-1992). Since 1991, Dr. Kennedy has served as the Vice President of the Board of the International Federation of Scientific Editors, a position he also held from 1980 to 1983.

In addition, Dr. Kennedy has received numerous awards, recognizing his many contributions to the scientific community. …

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