The Riverdale Press: Fulbright to send professor to Hong Kong

July 24, 2014 8:23 am In the News

A professor at Lehman College has received one of this year’s Fulbright scholarships, to research modern Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Hong Kong.

Dr. Edward Kennelly, a professor in the college’s Department of Biological Sciences, School of Natural and Social Science, was one of 1,100 people around the U.S. to receive the prestigious fellowship.

A Riverdale resident for the past 17 years, Dr. Kennelly’s research for over 25 years has focused on the use of plants for human health. Since 2008, he has focused on Chinese plants, thanks to grants from the U.S. and Chinese government, traveling back and forth to the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Minzu University in Beijing to work on different projects.

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