Catherine W. Skinner
Mailing address: PO Box 208109, New Haven CT 06520-8109
Street address: 210 Whitney Ave, New Haven CT 06511
Academic & Professional Activities:
Present: Senior Research Scientist, Geology and Geophysics, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Yale University and Yale Medical School and Lecturer, Departments of Geology and Geophysics and Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, Yale University, since 1972.
Past Research /Academic activities:
Chairman, NRC/IOM Committee of NAS Earth Materials and Health, Research Priorities for Earth Science and Public Health 2004-2007.
President, Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1985-1994. Chairman, Publications Committee, Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 1994-2001.
Master, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University 1977-1982
Associate Professor of Biochemistry in Surgery, Yale University, 1978-1982
Research Mineralogist, Section of Crystal Chemistry, Lab. of Histology and Pathology, National Inst. of Dental Research, N.I.H., 1965-1966.
Mineralogist, Section of Molecular Structure, Lab. of Molecular Biology, National Inst. of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases, N.I.H., 1961-1965.
Visiting Positions, Awards and Honors:
Alexander Agassiz Visiting Lecturer, Department of Biology, Harvard University, 1976- 1977. Visiting Professor, Section of Ecology and Systematics, Department of Biology, Cornell University, 1980,1981,1983.
Distinguished Visiting Professor, Department of Geology, University of Adelaide, South Australia, 1991.
Allan Cox Visiting Professor, Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Winter term 2003.
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1993; Geological Society of America, 1989. Public Service Award, Mineralogical Society of America, 1991.
Hallimond lecturer Mineralogical Society (UK) 2005.