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Robert Barclay Mc Ghee

Robert Barclay Mc Ghee, American scientist, educator. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Michael award for research U. Georgia, 1957.


  • Ghee, Robert Barclay Mc was born on February 22, 1918 in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles McClung and Marion (Snavely) McGhee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Berea College, 1940. Master of Science in Zoology, U. Georgia, 1940-1942. Doctor of Philosophy. in Bacteriology and Parasitology, University of Chicago, 1948.


    • Assistant Rockefeller Institute Medical Research, 1948-1951, associate, 1951-1954. Member of faculty U. Georgia, 1954-1982, head department zoology, 1955-1964, professor, 1958-1982, Alumni Foundation Distinguished professor zoology, 1964-1982.


    • Author articles parastic protozoa.


    Member study section tropical medicine and parasitology United States Public Health Service, 1965-1971, chairman, 1970-1971. Member of advisory science board Gorgas Memorial Institute, 1972-1982.; Served to captain Army of the United States, World World War World War II.

    Fellow American Academy Microbiology, Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Member American Society Parasitologists (council 1960-1964), Society Protozoologists (nominating committee 1961, secretary 1973-1979, president-elect 1979-1980, president 1980-1981), American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, American Institute Biological Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Naturalists. Club: Town and Gown (Athens) (president 1963-1964).


    • Married Ann Lewis Hinkle, March 30, 1946. Children: Nancy Stuart, Terence Barclay, Michael Bruce.
    • father: Charles McClung McGhee
    • mother: Marion (Snavely) McGhee
    • spouse: Ann Lewis Hinkle
    • children: Nancy Stuart Ghee
    • Terence Barclay Ghee
    • Michael Bruce Ghee
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    Born February 22, 1918