Cernada, George P.

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CERNADA, George P.

PERSONAL: Born in Somerville, MA. Education: Boston College, B.S., 1959; attended Indiana University—Bloomington, 1959-61; University of California—Berkeley, M.P.H., 1965, D.P.H., 1971.

ADDRESSES: Offıce—University of Massachusetts—Amherst, P.O. Box 3585, Amherst, MA 01004-3585.

CAREER: Population Council, resident representative in Taiwan, 1965-76; University of Massachusetts—Amherst, professor of community health, 1976-90; Population Council, senior associate and director of Asian operations research, Pakistan, 1990-95; University of Massachusetts—Amherst, professor of community health, 1995—. United Service Organizations, vice chair for Taiwan, 1970-72; consultant to United Nations Fund for Population Activities, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, U.S. Agency for International Development, and several national health ministries. Military service: U.S. Army, 1961-62.

MEMBER: International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, Society for Applied Anthropology (fellow), American Anthropological Association (fellow), Society for Medical Anthropology (fellow), American Public Health Association.

AWARDS, HONORS: National Health Medal from government of Taiwan, 1994.


Taiwan Family Planning Reader, Chinese Center for International Training (Taichung, Taiwan), 1970, 3rd edition, 1994.

Basic Beliefs about Human Life relating to EthicalJudgements Family-Planning Field Workers Make about Induced Abortion, Taiwan, 1973, University of California (Berkeley, CA), 1975.

Knowledge into Action: Taiwan's Research Utilization, Baywood (Amityville, NY), 1980.

Spacing As an Alternative Strategy: India, D.K. Publishing (New Delhi, India), 1996.

Progress in Preventing AIDS?, Baywood (Amityville, NY), 1998.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion in LatinoPopulations, Baywood (Amityville, NY), 2002.

Contributor to periodicals, including American Journal of Public Health and Human Organization.

WORK IN PROGRESS: A book on international development policy; research on adolescent sexuality and fertility in developing countries.