Title: Retired Public Health Administrator, Research Biologist
Location: North Haven, Connecticut, United States
Dr. James C. Hogan, Jr., Retired Public Health Administrator and Research Biologist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Medicine.
Dr. Hogan is perhaps best known for his work in the first confirmation of the antigenic variation in trypanosomes using the electron microscope and of cytoplasmic markers in sex cells of killifish using the electron microscope. Now retired from his role as division director of biomonitoring, biochemical, and chemical terrorism at the Department of Public Health Services for the city of Hartford, Connecticut, he continues to work to better his community, notably on the board of education for North Haven Public Schools and the Democratic Town Committee in North Haven. Dr. Hogan is the founder and president of the North Haven Association of Black Citizens, Inc., as well as a member of incredible amount of honors and scientific societies.
Born to James C. Hogan and Leanna Hogan in Milledgeville, Georgia, Dr. Hogan earned a BS in science education from Albany State University and a MS in biology from the University of Atlanta. He earned a PhD in biology from the prestigious Brown University in 1972, and worked with Yale University and the Yale School of Medicine in postdoctoral research. After a time as an assistant anatomy professor with Howard University College of Medicine, Dr. Hogan joined the University of Connecticut, and was selected for a Ford Foundation Fellowship with the Marine Biological Laboratories from 1980 to 1981. He continued to work in public health and academia, serving in roles such as project manager for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as well as chief and director of biochemistry and environmental chemistry with the Hartford Department of Public Health.
Dr. Hogan is a Marquis Who’s Who Industry Expert, and the recipient of a Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award as well as the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. He has appeared in the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the World. In addition to his civic roles, Dr. Hogan serves the Connecticut Commission on Community Service for the Office of Higher Education in New Haven, as well as the board of directors of A Better Chance and the board of selectmen for the Community Services Commission of North Haven. He is the proud father of Pamela Renita, Gregory Karl, and Jeffrey Darryl with his wife, Izola Stinson, and the grandfather of Adonica, Bryanna, Celine, Savannah, Chloe, and Lauren. He is the president of the Men’s Ministry of Immanuel Baptist, founder of the Academy of Math and Science of Immanuel Baptist, and a lifetime member of the NAACP.
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