Stanford University

For Publishing A Memoir By Donald Kennedy

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This grant will support publishing of a memoir by former Stanford President Donald Kennedy about his life and career. Professor Kennedy founded Stanford’s Program in Human Biology, consulted in Washington DC to the Ford White House and served as FDA Commissioner under President Carter. He was Provost and President of Stanford and an Editor of Science Magazine. In his final years as a professor at Stanford, he focused his work on climate change and sustainability issues. This book will be an important piece of history, not only for the Stanford community but for the many other fields he influenced with his work. This grant will provide matching funds to Packard Foundation funding and enable this project to move forward expediently.
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