Type Of Business:
Dr. Connamacher's expertise is in medical education research on antibiotic resistance.
Traveling, Attending Science Meetings
Ph.D. in Pharmacology, The George Washington University (1966), Masters Degree in Physiology, New York University (1959); Bachelor of Arts Degree, Chemistry and Zoology, Oberlin College (1955)
Facility Advisor, Pre-Medical Organization for Minority Students; Biophysical Society; The Student National Medical Association; National Association of Medical Minority Educators, Inc.; American Society for Microbiology, Undergraduate Chapter of the American Medical Student Association, Faculty Advisor Physicians for Social Responsibility, Pennsylvania Prison Society, American Friends Service Committee.
American Friends Service Committee; Physicians for Social Responsibility; Science Teacher, Second- through Fifth-Grade Students
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What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
He attributes his success to his independent nature and passion for his profession.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
He became involved in his profession because of his interest in minority affairs, and the inspiration he received from the founder of the medical explorer group program.
Extended Bio Profile:
Dr. Connamacher has helped increase the number of African-American health workers in medicine. He has worked at the school, college, and medical school levels. He is a faculty adviser for undergraduate American medical students and the Undergraduate Minority Association of Medical Students at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Connamacher is currently teaching Chemistry and Physics at the Urban League Charter Elementary School.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Overseeing Medical Explorer Groups, Researching and Teaching Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases to Medical Students
Medical Education Hero Award, The Student National Medical Association (2010); Lifetime Achievement Award, American Health Education Foundation (2008)
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Dr. Connamacher intends to become more involved in elementary science education for children.