Golczewski, James A. 1945-

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GOLCZEWSKI, James A. 1945-

PERSONAL: Born August 28, 1945, in Paterson, NJ; son of John (a factory worker) and Nora (a secretary)Golczewski. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Rutgers University, B.A. (with honors), 1968; Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.S. (with honors), 1972; Stevens Institute of Technology, Ph.D., 1980. Politics: Libertarian.

ADDRESSES: Home—45 Ridge Rd., Roseland, NJ 07068. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. ITT Communications Division, Bellingham, WA, electronics engineer, 1969–73; Litton Industries, Airtron Division, Morris Plains, NJ, materi-als engineer, 1974–79; University of Alabama, Birmingham, postdoctoral research fellow, 1980–82; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, postdoctoral fellow at Wistar Institute, 1982–83; Norwich University, Northfield, VT, assistant professor of physics, 1983–84; Passaic County Community College, Paterson, NJ, adjunct teacher of biology and nutrition, 1984–85; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, research associate, 1985–86; Rutgers University, Newark Campus, research fellow, 1986–88; Medical Specialties and Devices, Nyack, NY, senior scientist, 1989–92; University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, research specialist, 1993–96; freelance medical writer, 1996–.

WRITINGS:

Aging: Strategies for Maintaining Good Health and Extending Life, McFarland and Co. (Jefferson, NC), 1998.

Also author of A Life Extension: Current and Future Possibilities, 2003. Contributor to scientific journals, including Experimental Gerontology, Neurobiology of Aging, Physiological Chemistry and Physics, and Biological Trace Element Research.

WORK IN PROGRESS: The Future of Aging.

SIDELIGHTS: James A. Golczewski once told CA: "After working in biomedical research for many years, I gravitated toward writing and now do it full-time. Most of my writing is on contract from medical communications companies and other organizations. I decided to write books on aging because it is a subject that has interested me for more than twenty years. It is also a subject on which I have accumulated considerable expertise. It still takes a considerable amount of research to keep up with the latest developments in this field, as well as medicine in general, but this is the essential first step in writing."