Denise Kandel

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Denise Kandel
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Born
Denise Bystryn

(1933-02-27) February 27, 1933 (age 88)
NationalityUnited States
CitizenshipUnited States
Known forLongitudinal studies on the sequence of first-time use of various legal and illegal drugs
Spouse(s)
Children2
Scientific career
FieldsSocial medicine, Epidemiology
InstitutionsSociomedical Sciences and Psychiatry at Columbia University and Department of Epidemiology of Substance Abuse at the New York State Psychiatric Institute

Denise Kandel (German: [ˈkandəl]; née Bystryn; born February 27, 1933) is a French-born American medical sociologist and epidemiologist.

Kandel is known for her epidemiological longitudinal studies on the sequence of first-time use of various legal and illegal drugs, carried out from the 1970s until the present time (written 2016).[1]

She is a Holocaust survivor.[2] In 1956, she married Eric Kandel. They have two children.

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  1. "Website von Denise Kandel am Columbia University Medical Center". Retrieved May 23, 2016.
  2. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Photography (large format) of the parents from 1930 and many biographical details about the family (accessed May 23, 2016).

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