Isman is married to Susie, and they have a daughter, Carly, and son, Adam. His hobbies include ice hockey (he and Adam are both goaltenders), motorsports, contemporary and native art, and fine wine.
DR. PHILLIP G. LAWYER recently retired as core staff scientist/medical entomologist at the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, from which he also served the Division of Entomology at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). He is recognized internationally for research on sand flies and associated diseases (Leishmania and Bartonella), with special emphasis on sand fly biology and vector-parasite interactions (Leishmania and Bartonella).
Dr. Lawyer was born in Wenatchee, WA, on May 10, 1945, and spent his childhood and adolescent years in Washington, Alaska, and Utah. He earned a B.S. in 1970 and an M.S. in medical entomology in 1971, both from the University of Utah, and a Ph.D. in medical entomology in 1984 from the University of Florida.
His professional experience spans over 43 years in operational and extension entomology, teaching, and research, including 30 years in the U.S. Army. He was the last military entomologist deployed to the Republic of Vietnam, where he conducted malaria control operations, plague surveillance, and supervised retrograde cargo inspections. At the U.S. Army Environmental Hygiene Agency, he conducted pest-management surveillance at military installations in 18 midwestern and northeastern states. He served two years as pest-management instructor at the Ar
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