BLOOM, Miriam. American, b. 1934. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: University of California, Los Angeles, visiting scholar in chemistry, 1972; University of Utah, Salt Lake City, assistant research professor of biology, 1973-74; University of South Florida, Tampa, biology research associate, 1974-75; Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, adjunct professor of biology, 1975-77; Georgetown University, Washington, DC, conducted research at Medical College, 1977-79; U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC, geneticist, 1979-88; SciWrite, Jackson, MS, president, 1989-. Hinds Community College, instructor, 1991; University of Mississippi, lecturer, 1995. Publications: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease, 1995. Contributor to books and magazines. Address: 4433 Wedgewood St., Jackson, MS 39211, U.S.A.