Last updated on: 8/14/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Edward M. Brecher, MA Biography

Title:
Freelance writer on medical, scientific, and social topics
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 12, 2009

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Freelance writer, medical, scientific and social topics, 1952-1989
  • Member, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), 1976-1980
  • Member, Drug Policy Foundation Advisory Board, 1989
  • Recipient, George K. Polk Memorial Award for outstanding magazine reporting, 1974
  • Recipient, Albert Lasker Award for medical journalism, 1963
  • Editor, United Nations Technical Assistance Administration, 1951-1952
  • Associate Editor, Consumer Reports, 1947-1951
  • Assistant to the Chairman, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 1941-1946
  • Research Supervisor, US Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce, 1938-1941
  • Recipient, Robert T. Morse Writer’s Award, American Psychiatric Association
Education:
  • Brown University, 1934-35
  • MA, University of Minnesota, 1934
  • BA, magna cum laude, Swarthmore College, 1932
  • University of Wisconsin, 1928-30
Other:
  • Born in 1911
  • Died by suicide in Cornwall, Connecticut in 1989