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About Bernard (none) Hoop Jr.

Research background: Doctoral work (interaction of neutrons with alpha particles), Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison under the guidance of H.H. Barschall (1915-1997). Post-doctoral research in nuclear physics, University of Basel, Switzerland. Cerebral and cardio-respiratory function, neural control of breathing, nonlinear dynamics in breathing and in neurochemical-stimulated respiratory neural activity, Pulmonary Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Administrative background: Committee membership in research safety, review of research proposals graduate school admissions. Decision-analytic study of medical applications of nuclear instruments and methods in developing countries, Division of Life Sciences, International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna, Austria). Consultant on National Research Council/Institute of Medicine committee on Interdisciplinary Research.
Teaching background: Research mentor to students in pre- and post-doctoral training programs. Fulbright lecturer (1992-93) at Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai); Lecturer in physics, using interactive-engagement (Peer Instruction) methods, University of Otago, New Zealand. Lecturer in student-centered science activities for students majoring in lay science and engineering disciplines, School of Engineering Technology, College of Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston MA. Assistant teacher in early childhood education, Odyssey Day School, Wakefield MA. Science advisor and science teacher, Benjamin Banneker Charter School, Cambridge, MA. Part-time Science Faculty, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN


Present Faculty Member, Walden University