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Jeffrey H. Toney is Dean of the College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences at Kean University and is a Trusted Author at OpEdNews. He received a B.S. in Chemistry at the University of Virginia and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry at Northwestern University. He served as a postdoctoral fellow in Molecular Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School and in Chemical Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has held the Herman and Margaret Sokol Professorship in Chemistry at Montclair State University and served as Department Chairperson of Chemistry and Biochemistry. His current scholarship is focused on drug discovery and bridging science and human rights. He has currently published 60 peer reviewed scientific articles and holds six U.S. patents. He has recently published in Science, The New York Times, The Star Ledger and he is a regular blogger on NJ Voices, the online opinion website of The Star Ledger.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 1, 2010 Higher Education: A Little Perspective
President Obama has set a goal for Americans to rank number 1 worldwide (we are currently ranked 12th) in the college graduation rate in the next decade. Yet public support of higher education has declined.
(3 comments) SHARE Thursday, August 5, 2010 BP Oil Spill - Is It Over?
With news that BP has approval to cement the ill-fated oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, this may mark the end of the worst environmental disaster for the US.
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 3, 2010 Affordable Care Act - Will Promises Become Reality?
The White House is actively engaging the public in the implementation phase of the Affordable Care Act. As a subscriber to their mailing list, I received an e-mail today from Nancy-Ann DeParle, Director, Office of Health Reform. Will its potential be realized?
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 18, 2010 The Global Digital Landscape
Is universal internet access a basic service, a moral and social imperative? The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) apparently believes it is.