Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Frank A. Pepe, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in anatomy and higher education.
Drawing upon nearly four decades of industry experience, Dr. Pepe is a prominent anatomist and educator who lent his time and expertise to the University of Pennsylvania for the duration of his career. Commencing as an instructor of anatomy in 1957, he subsequently transitioned to an associate in anatomy in 1960, an assistant professor in 1963, and an associate professor in 1965. Thereafter, he served as full professor from 1970 to 1992, during which time he became a professor of cell and developmental biology for the subsequent four years. Chairing the department of anatomy for 13 years between 1977 and 1990, he attained emeritus status in 1996.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Pepe pursued formal education at Union College, where he received a Bachelor of Science in 1953. Thereafter, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy from Yale University in 1957. Throughout his career, he has shared his breadth of knowledge with the scientific community, having served as an editor of “Motility in Cell Function” in the 1970s. Likewise, he has maintained affiliation with numerous professional organizations in an effort to remain abreast of changes within the field, including the American Association of Anatomists, the American Chemical Society, the Biophysical Society, the Microscopy Society of America and Sigma Xi.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the fields of anatomy and education, Dr. Pepe has accrued numerous accolades. A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, he was the recipient of a Research Career Development Award from the United States Public Health Service from 1968 to 1973. In addition, Hahnemann University honored him with the Raymond C. Truex Distinguished Lecture Award in 1988. Notably, he has been highlighted in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.
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