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About Ada P. Kahn, Ph.D., author of
Keeping the Beat

Keeping the Beat
Healthy Aging Through Amateur Chamber Music Playing

Ada P. Kahn, Ph.D.

copyright © 1999 by Ada P. Kahn

0-930121-01-5 (paperbound)
0-930121-02-3 (hardbound)

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 99-90765


Award-winning writer Ada P. Kahn, Ph.D., is the author of more than a dozen books including The Encyclopedia of Work-Related Injuries, Illnesses and Health Issues and Stress A-Z. She is co-author of Facing Fears, The Encyclopedia of Mental Health, The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears, and Anxieties, and Phobias (Scholastic), Empower Yourself: Every Woman's Guide to Self-Esteem, Midlife Health, and others.

Keeping the Beat has won awards from the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) and the Illinois Woman's Press Association. She is a Fellow of the AMWA.

Ada is President of the Evanston Music Club (2009-2013) and a member of the North Shore Musician's Club and the Highland Park Music Club. She plays flute in the Community Symphony Orchestra at the Music Institute of Chicago. She is a Director of The International Fellowship of Rotarian Musicians. See

Ada is an active member of the Rotary Club of Evanston. She is the Team Leader for Rotary District 6440 Group Study Exchange to Taipei, Taiwan in 2012.


  • Illinois Woman's  Press Association
  • Midwest Writers Association
  • National Federation of Press Women
  • American Society of Journalists and Authors
  • The Authors Guild

Recent past activities:

  • Vice President, Evanston Community Media Center (Evanston, IL)
  • Member, Evanston Mental Health Board

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