Tierno, Philip M(ario), Jr.

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TIERNO, Philip M(ario), Jr.

TIERNO, Philip M(ario), Jr. American, b. 1943. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, microbiologist, 1965-66; Veterans Administration Hospital, Bronx, NY, chief research microbiologist of the hemodialysis unit, 1966-70; Goldwater Memorial Hospital, New York University Medical Center, Franklin D. Roosevelt Island, NY, director of microbiology, 1970-81; Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, associate, microbiologist, 1970-79; Tisch Memorial Hospital, New York University Medical Center, director of microbiology department, 1981-; New York University Medical School, associate professor of microbiology and pathology, 1981-. Adjunct assistant professor at City University of New York, 1974-76, and Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ, 1975-82; consultant to the State of New York's Office of the Attorney General, National Institutes of Health, College of American Pathologists, City of New York Department of Health; NYC Mayor's Task Force on Bioterrorism 2001-; Foundation for Scientific Research in the Public Interest, Staten Island, NY, founder, 1985. Member of civic and community boards and commissions. Publications: The Secret Life of Germs: Observations and Lessons of a Microbe Hunter, 2001; Protect Yourself against Bioterrorism, 2002. Contributor to professional scientific and medical journals and to text books. Address: Dept. of Microbiology, Tisch Hospital 374, New York University Medical Center, 550 1st Ave., New York, NY 10016, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]