Benjamin, Denis R(ichard)
BENJAMIN, Denis R(ichard)
BENJAMIN, Denis R(ichard). American (born South Africa), b. 1945. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Johannesburg General Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa, intern in surgery, 1969; Non-European Hospital, Johannesburg, intern in medicine, 1969; Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children, intern in pediatrics, 1970; University of Washington, Seattle, resident in anatomic pathology at University and Affiliated Hospitals, 1970-72, and clinical pathology, 1972-74, chief resident in laboratory medicine, 1973-74, assistant professor, 1975-80, associate professor, 1980-90, professor of laboratory medicine and pathology, and adjunct professor of pediatrics, 1990-. Children's Orthopedic Hospital and Medical Center, assistant patholo-gist, 1974, head of Division of Laboratory Medicine, 1975, director of School of Medical Technology, 1975, associate director of Department of Laboratories, 1977-84, director of the laboratory, 1984-; Children's Hospital and Medical Center, member of medical executive committee, 1984-, and hospital steering committee, 1994-. Children's Cancer Study Group, pathologist for acute myeloid leukemia, 1980-90; consultant to Project Hope and Harvard Medical International. Publications: Mushrooms: Poisons and Panaceas, 1995. Contributor to medical books, medical journals and popular magazines. Address: Children's Hospital and Medical Center, 4800 Sandpoint Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105, U.S.A.