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In Memoriam: Michael McKenna

(10/09/1946 - 06/11/2017)Member since 2009

Michael J. McKenna, PhD, affiliate member of the AACR, died June 11, 2017, at the age of 70.

McKenna was a toxicologist who worked in the laboratories of Dow Chemical Company and Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Company and as a consultant providing strategic services and operational assistance to companies and investment firms in the life sciences field. He was recently a principal at the consulting firm Navigator Life Science Advisory.

Born Oct. 9, 1946, in Buffalo, New York, McKenna received a bachelor’s degree in English from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, and a doctoral degree in toxicology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.