Professional who received education in International Affairs and Middle East Studies before shifting to natural science and then Clinical Laboratory Analysis. After 20 year evolving that career in clinical science pursued a MS degree in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs and now consults and teaches in that field. Maintained interest and continuity in Middle East affairs. Also developed deep interests in women's issues, classical music and ethnic folk music and dance. (Your basic renaissance person.) Because of science training, will always cite reputable sources.