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John Edward Rogers

John Edward Rogers, American medical engineering consultant. Recipient Performance award North America Aviation, 1955, 57; Eminent Engineer award Tau Beta Pi, 1976.


  • Rogers, John Edward was born on December 9, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of John E. and Bessie M. Rogers.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science equivalent, Institute Electrical Engineers, England, 1952. Master of Science, West Coast University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Century University, 1985.


    • Electrician, Electric Construction Company, New Zealand, 1943-1949. Engineer State Hydro Electric Company, New Zealand, 1949-1951, Tasman Empire Airways, New Zealand, 1952-1953. Research engineer North America Aviation, Los Angeles, 1953-1957, research specialist, 1957-1962, chief engineering, 1962-1966.

      President Scimedics, Inc., Los Angeles, 1966-1969, Science Devels., Inc., Los Angeles, 1966-1967. Research consultant Rancho Los Amigos Hospital, Downey, California, 1969-1976, associate director tissue trauma research, 1974-1976, project director Fracture/Amputee Center, 1969-1974. President Talley Medical & Industrial Equipment, Inc., 1975-1976, Contemporary Products Inc., 1980-1987.

      Consultant to hospitals and industry Rogers & Associates, Anaheim, California, 1970-1982. Medical engineering consultant to physicians, patients, hospital staff, insurance companies, rys., office equipment manufacturers, also others, since 1965.


    • Contributor articles on biomedical engineering and education to professional journals. Patentee in field
    • introduced original concepts for handicapped care. Developed new medical care techniques for patient seating and positioning used throughout world.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Anglican


    • Married Margaret Rogers. Children: Janice, Mark.
    • father: John E.
    • mother: Bessie M. Rogers
    • spouse: Margaret Rogers
    • children: Janice Rogers
    • Mark Rogers
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