Janet Asimov

Janet Asimov
Janet Asimov with her husband, Isaac. Photo by Jay Kay Klein.
Janet Asimov with her husband, Isaac. Photo by Jay Kay Klein.
BornJanet Opal Jeppson
(1926-08-06)August 6, 1926
Ashland, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedFebruary 25, 2019(2019-02-25) (aged 92)
New York,[1] U.S.
Pen nameJ. O. Jeppson
OccupationWriter, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst
GenreScience fiction
Isaac Asimov
(m. 1973; died 1992)

Janet Opal Asimov (née Jeppson; August 6, 1926 – February 25, 2019), usually writing as J. O. Jeppson, was an American science fiction writer, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst.

She started writing children's science fiction in the 1970s. She was married to Isaac Asimov from 1973 until his death in 1992, and they collaborated on a number of science fiction books aimed at young readers, including the Norby series. She died in February 2019 at the age of 92.[2][3]

Education and career

Jeppson earned a B.A. degree from Stanford University (first attending Wellesley College), her M.D. degree from New York University Medical School, completing a residency in psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital. In 1960, she graduated from the William Alanson White Institute of Psychoanalysis, where she continued to work until 1986.[4] After her marriage to Isaac Asimov, she continued to practice psychiatry and psychoanalysis under the name Janet O. Jeppson, and she published medical papers under that name.

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