Short BiographyJeffrey H. Toney is Dean of the College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences at Kean University and is a Trusted Author at OpEdNews. He received a B.S. in Chemistry at the University of Virginia and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry at Northwestern University. He served as a postdoctoral fellow in Molecular Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School and in Chemical Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He served as Senior Research Fellow at Merck Research Laboratories. He has held the Herman and Margaret Sokol Professorship in Chemistry at Montclair State University and served as Department Chairperson of Chemistry and Biochemistry. His current scholarship is focused on drug discovery and bridging science and human rights. He has currently published 60 peer reviewed scientific articles and holds six U.S. patents. He has recently published in Science, The New York Times, The Star Ledger and he is a regular blogger on NJ Voices, the online opinion website of The Star Ledger.