Jean A. King, PhD
Dr. King holds a doctorate in neurophysiology from New York University and a master’s degree in cell biology from the City University of New York, both with distinction. She is a graduate (magna cum laude) of St. Francis College in New York. She has published numerous original scientific papers in highly respected international scientific journals, over 10 chapters in books and review articles in major neurophysiology journals, and is an editor of the recently published book Roots of Mental Illness in Children. She has been a scientific consultant for the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health as well as the Veterans Administration. Dr. King has served as editorial consultant for the several scientific journals, including Hormones and Behavior, Neuropsychoendocrinology, Neuropsychobiology and Biological Psychiatry.
Dr. King has been awarded numerous honors, including the Porter Development Fellowship from the American Physiological Society; Siebert Fellowship Award from the American Association of University Women, NIH Post-Doctoral Fellowship and two U.S. patents. Dr. King serves on numerous boards including YWCA, and Girls Inc., Ecotarium (Science Museum) and as a cooperator at the Greater Worcester Community Foundation.