CARMINE PAUL PhD, 86, of Boothwyn died peacefully surrounded by his family at Taylor Hospice House in Ridley Park on August 13, 2013.
Paul Served in the U.S. Army, Sgt., MC., Ft Dix, NJ 1945-1947.
Paul received his BA, Columbia College, 1950 (Chemistry, Sociology); MS, Rutgers University 1953 (Physiology & Biochemistry), PhD 1956 (Physiology & Physical Chem-istry); MS (hon) University of Pennsylvania 1967 (Pharma-cology).
Paul worked as a Research Assistant Bureau of Biological Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 1955-56; Public Health Fellow National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 1956-58; Visiting Scientist, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 1958-1959; Assistant Member, Institute for Muscle Disease, New York, NY, 1959-1961; Associate, Depart-ment of Pharmacology, Univer-sity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1961-62; Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medi-cine, Philadelphia, PA 1962-66; Associate Professor of Pharma-cology, University of Pennsyl-vania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1966-1969; Professor of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadel-phia, PA, 1969-1976; Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 1976-87; Professor of Pharma-cology, Department of Pharma-cology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 1987-1997; Professor Emeritus, Thomas Jefferson University and elected to Alumni Association in April, 1999.
Paul was a member of the American Pharmacology Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, American Association for the Advance-ment of Science, American Society of Zoologists, Biophy-sical Society, American Chemical Society, Society of General Physiology, American Physiology Society, President (73-74) Philadelphia Physio-logical Society, President (73-74) John Morgan Society, Pharmacology Study Section, Field Editor, Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, President (79-80) Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, International Society of Toxicology, National Board of Medical Examiners - Pharma-cology Section, Consultant to National Board of Medical Examiners, Editorial Board for the following: Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Magnesium, Journal Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Chemical Abstracts, Canadian Journal Physiology & Biochemistry, Cell Calcium, Journal of Cell Physiology, National Board of Medical Examiners, Neurosci-ence, European Journal of Pharmacology; Advisory Board, Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society.
Paul was the Author of three books and 200 scientific papers, lectured and traveled internat-ionally, listed in Who's Who in America, and mentored numerous medical and graduate students. A true renaissance man, Paul was a Deacon and an Elder at Swarthmore Presbyterian Church and could talk English, history and politics as easily as he could in the sciences. Paul was the beloved son of the late Eugene and Constance Bianchi, and husband of the late Judith (nee Holman) and brother of the late Gloria L. Peto.
Paul is survived by His loving wife Eleanor J. (Gizzi) Bianchi, his Loving Children Margaret A. Bianchi, Alison (Preecha) Edwards , Judith H. Bianchi, and Joyclyn (Said Aboulhana) Agatone, Loving grandchildren: Alison Edwards Kulp (Brian), Julie P. Edwards, Stephen P. Edwards and Amina G. Aboulhana, and one loving great- grandchild Sadie J.M. Kulp.
Visitation: Sunday Eve from 6:30 to 8:30 P.M. and Monday morning from 8:45 to 9:45 A.M. from THE NOLAN- FIDALE FUNERAL HOME 5980 Chichester Ave. Aston followed by Paul's Funeral Service Monday at 11:00 A.M. at Swarthmore Presbyterian Church, 727 Harvard Ave. Swarthmore PA. Interment East Lawn Cemetery, Swarth-more PA. Contributions in Paul's name can be made to Columbia College and or Swarthmore Presbyterian Church.
Published in the Philadelphia Inquirer & Philadelphia Daily News on 8/16/2013.
Published on Philly.com on Aug. 16, 2013