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Paul Albert Volz, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Volz has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of medical education

Dr. Paul Albert Volz is a frequent contributor to professional journals, and has been a visiting lecturer at institutions throughout the world

    JACKSONVILLE, FL, September 13, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Paul Albert Volz, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Volz celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Volz is a medical science educator with more than 60 years of service to his field. He attended Heidelberg College, intending to become a minister, but was encouraged by his mentor, professor A.G. McQuate, to pursue science instead. He graduated from Heidelberg College in 1958 with Bachelor of Arts degrees in business administration and botany, and continued his education at Michigan State University, from which he obtained a Master of Science in botany and plant pathology in 1962 and a doctorate in mycology in 1966. He pursued postgraduate coursework at the University of Houston from 1970 to 1972. Dr. Volz earned a Doctor of Philosophy in business administration at Century University in 1991.

Between 1962 and 1963, Dr. Volz was an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, before completing a postdoctoral internship at the Indiana University Medical Center from 1966 until 1968. He served as an assistant professor at Purdue University from 1968 to 1969, becoming a senior postdoctoral fellow in biospace technology at NASA between 1969 and 1971. Dr. Volz began his career with Eastern Michigan University in 1969 as an associate professor, rising to the position of a professor in 1971 and a director of the mycology laboratory in 1976, for which he continues to serve.

In light of his outstanding innovation and service in the field, Dr. Volz has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the 1990 Kholodny medal from the Ukrainian Institute of Botanical and Soviet Academy Science, and fellowships from the National Science Foundation in 1962, NASA in 1967 and 1972, and NATO from 1982 until 1989. He is a frequent contributor to professional journals, and has been a visiting lecturer at institutions throughout the world. Dr. Volz is a member of the International Society of Human and Animal Mycology, and the Mycological Society of America.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Paul Volz, PhD has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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