CURRICULUM VITAE David Brokaw Fankhauser, Ph.D.
3569 Nine Mile
Born 22 November 1941
Cincinnati OH 45255 5' 11", 150 lbs., excel. health
work: (513) 732-5236 Married, three children
home: (513) 553-4077 E-mail: David.Fankhauser@UC.EDU
FAX: (513) 732-5304 home page: http://www.clc.uc.edu/~fankhadb/index.htmlx
1971 Ph.D. in Biology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 21218
1963 B.A. in Chemistry, Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, 47374
AWARDS AND HONORS
1996 Chair, Decanal Search Committee, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
1994-96 Twice elected Chair of the Faculty of the University of Cincinnati Clermont College
1990 The Times Teaching Excellence Award, a national award from AACJC
1990 Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
1989 Excellence in Teaching Award, Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges & Univ.
1989 A.B. (Dolly) Cohen Excellence in University Teaching Award, Univ. of Cincinnati
1988 Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
WORK OR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1999 Visiting Senior
Scientist, Cuidad de la Investigation, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Juan,
1993-pres. Full Professor of Biology and Chemistry, U.C. Clermont College1
1990-1991 Visiting Scientist, Facoltà di Medicina, Università di Napoli, Naples, Italy
1988-1993 Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry, with Tenure, U.C. Clermont College
1986-1988 Chair, Division of Science, Math and Engineering, U.C. Clermont College
1983-1988 Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry, U.C. Clermont College
1982-1983 Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology, U.C. Clermont College
1980-1982 Lecturer on Biology, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY 41076
1973-1982 Lecturer on Biology, U.C. Clermont College
1966-1968 Graduate Teaching Assistant in Genetics and in Majors' Biology
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD 21218
1963-1965 Research Technician, U.C. College of Medicine
Department of Microbiology, Cincinnati OH (under Michael Carsiotis)
1 (U.C. Clermont College = University of Cincinnati Clermont College, Batavia OH 45103)
First Year Majors Biology & Labs (three quarter sequence)
Anatomy & Physiology & Labs (three quarter sequence)
Cell Structure and Function & Lab
Genetics & Lab
Microbiology & Lab
General Chemistry & Labs
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David B. Fankhauser Resume
2005 Presented keynote address at Wright State’s celebration of 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act.
2002 Presented keynote address on Freedom Rides at M.L King celebration, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
1999 Visiting Senior Scientist, Cuidad de la Investigacion,
Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica. Conducted genetic analysis in three
1) assisted with the localization and identification of a gene which causes bipolar syndrome
2) analyzed the genetic make-up of an isolated population of pigs on the Isla de Coca
3) surveyed homeoboxes in amphibians (genes which regulate early development of limbs, segmentation, etc.)
1994-present Uncovered (with college biology lab students) wide-spread coliform contamination of restaurant iced tea. Received national attention, still an on-going problem.
1994-1995 Director, sponsored research into bacterial contamination spread by ultrasonic humidifiers. Identified sources of high level contamination and its successful remediation for Ellis & Watts, Div. of Dynamics Corp. of America,, Batavia OH 45103.
1993 Demonstrated hazardous radiological contamination at Alba Craft Laboratory, Former DOE Site, Oxford, Ohio. Featured on ABC National News. Now a rectified site.
1990-91 Visiting Scientist, Facoltà di Medicina, Università di Napoli, Naples, Italy. Cloned a mutagenesis-sensitive site (an integrated promotor-less neomycin resistance gene) from rat fibroblast heterogenotes into a bacterial phage vector.
1984-Present: Pro bono consultant for Sierra Club, Government Accountability Project, and Fernald Residents for Environmental Safety and Health. First scientist to demonstrate elevated radiation levels off-site at USDOE weapons' facility site at Fernald, Ohio. Approximately 50 speaking engagements. The site continues to pose serious remediation problems.
1984-1989 Written testimonies prepared regarding environmental hazards of CECOS Hazardous waste facility. These were presented at hearings before USEPA, Ohio EPA and Clermont County Commissioners. This facility has now been shut down.
1976-1984 Official Intervener in the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) Zimmer Nuclear Power Station operating license hearings. Presented and defended contentions relating to poor construction practices and resulting public health risks in those proceedings. In 1984 it culminated with the facility's cancellation as a nuclear facility. Presented 13 different papers, articles or testimonies, including those presented before:
United States NRC, Atomic and Safety Licensing Board
Ohio Department of Health
Ohio House of Representatives
Ohio Public Utilities Commission
Cincinnati Department of Health
Clermont County Disaster Services Agency
Machinists' Union National Convention (Keynote speaker)
1982 Expert witness before the California Judicial System: Prepared testimony:
Health Effects of Nuclear Fuel Cycle of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Station
1980 Expert witness for Lower Alloways Creek Township, New Jersey vs.
NRC. Presented paper:
Health Effects of a Postulated Spent Fuel Fire at the Salem Nuclear Power Station
1979 Consultant on two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency committees reviewing Criteria Documents on the health effects of 1) water-borne phenol and 2) water-borne cyanide
1975-1976 Presentations before the Ohio EPA: Bact. Contam. of Watersheds of the Little Miami River
1969 Isolated mutations in regulatory genes of his operon in Salmonella in the laboratory of Bruce Ames, Professor of Biochemistry, University of California, Berkeley
1967 Participant in the Bacterial Viruses course, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for Quantitative Biology, Cold Spring Harbor, L.I., James Watson, Director (Nobel Laureate)
Folk dancing (leader/teacher since 1963), bird watching, farming (dairy goats, poultry, organic produce), cheese production, photography, astronomy, mycology, Italy and its culture.
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