Dept. of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
D202 Given Medical Building
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405
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A.B. Physiology Hunter College of New York, 1948
M.S. Physiology Ohio State University, 1950
Ph.D. Physiology Univ. of Illinois College of Medicine, 1954
Postdoctoral Physiology Univ. of Chicago, 1954-1956
Professor, Dept. Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, July 1983-present. Secondary appointment, Dept. of Psychiatry, 1976-1994. Professor Emerita, 1994 (active status, 1995-present)
Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, 1973-1983
Senior Investigator in Environmental Neurobiology, Friends Medical Science Research Center, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1972-1973
Research Associate, Dept. of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1966-1972
Instructor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, John Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine, 1963-1966
Assistant Lecturer, Dept. of Physiology, Sheffield Univ., England, 1956-1957
Research Associate (Instructor), Dept. of Physiology, University of Chicago, IL, 1954-1956
Honors and Awards:
Phi Beta Kappa, Hunter College, 1947
Graduate Fellowship, Ohio State Univ., 1948-1949
Biographee: American Men and Women of Science, The World Who's Who of Women, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology, Who's Who in the East, Foremost Women of the Twentieth Century, International Who's Who in Medicine, Who's Who in Society, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare.
National election to Treasurer, Association for Women in Science; member of Executive
Council; Chair of Membership Committee.
Establishment of the Edith Hendley Award for Service to Women in Science, Lake Chaplain
Chapter of the Association for Women in Science, 1993. First awardee.
Awardee of the 1994 Sister Elizabeth Candon Award for Distinguished Service, from Vermont Women in Higher Education.
Establishment of the Annual Edith D. Hendley Award to Graduate Students, University of Vermont, 1996.
Charter member, Hall A Scholars, UVM College of Medicine, 1997.
University Scholar Award, UVM, 1999.
Member, Vermont Academy of Science and Engineering, 2002.
Author or co-author of 74 publications in scientific journals or textbooks.