About The Author


Anna Chao Pai was born in Beijing, China, and immigrated at age four to the United States with her family in 1940. She earned a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Sweet Briar College, a master’s degree in embryology from Bryn Mawr College, and a Ph.D. degree in genetics from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Pai taught at Montclair State University in New Jersey for twenty-eight years and retired as Professor Emerita. She and her late husband, Dr. David Pai, have two grown sons and four grandchildren.