Wedeen, Richard Peter

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WEDEEN, Richard Peter

WEDEEN, Richard Peter. American, b. 1934. Genres: Environmental sciences/Ecology, Medicine/Health. Career: Beth Israel Hospital, NYC, intern, 1959-60, medical resident, 1960-61; Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC, medical resident, 1963-64, research fellow in medicine and National Institutes of Health trainee in renal diseases, 1961-63, research assistant, 1961-65, research associate, 1965-66; Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York, NYC, instructor, 1966-68, assistant professor of medicine, 1968-72; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, associate professor, 1972-76, professor of medicine, 1976-, clinical professor of interdisciplinary studies and professor of preventive medicine, both 1990-. Jersey City Medical Center, chief of renal section, 1971-75, director of Department of Medicine, 1976-78; Veterans Administration Medical Center (East Orange, NJ), associate chief of staff for research and development, 1978-, acting chief of staff, 1988-89; Veterans Biomedical Research Institute, president, 1989-2001; University Hospital (Newark), staff physician, 1990-. Harvard Medical School, visiting lecturer, 1968-69; University of Antwerp, visiting professor, 1985; lecturer at colleges and universities. Publications: Poison in the Pot: The Legacy of Lead, 1984; (ed. with H.E. Sheehan, and contrib.) Toxic Circles: Environmental Hazards from the Workplace into the Community, 1993. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to medical journals. Address: Dept of Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Health Care System, 385 Tremont Ave, East Orange, NJ 07018-1095, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]