Michael Kennéy, M.D., 1904-1982, born Mizrah Konn in Rowno, Russia. Attended University of Warsaw, 1923-1925; attended the University of Geneva, 1925-1930 and, from the University of Geneva, earned a Bachelor of Medical Science, 1929 and a M.D., 1930; subsequently studied bacteriology and immunology for an academic year at the University of Warsaw Graduate College and, during a three month course, tropical medicine at the University of Brussels, School of Tropical Medicine, where he was taught by the eminent parasitologist, J. Rodhain; and received a Colonial Physician degree (D.T.M.) in June of 1931. Served as Resident Physician in the Belgian Congo Medical Service, 1933-1935, at the Busu Melo District along a stretch of the lower Congo River; as Chief Medical Officer of the Jadotville (Likasi) District of Katanga in southeastern Congo, 1935-1939; emigrated from Brussels to the United States, 1940; served at Chief of Medical and Laboratory Services at Kwakwani the Berbice District of British Guiana, 1943-1948; returned to the United States in 1948; became a naturalized United States citizen in 1949 and pursued a career in pathology becoming a leading expert in pathoparasitology. For a fuller account of Dr. Kenney's life, see the Journal of Community Health, Vol. 20, No. 3, June 1995, pp. 293-311.