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Ronald John Gibbons

Ronald John Gibbons, American microbiologist, educator. Recipient United States Public Health Service Career Development award, 1964-1968, Distinguished Scientist award American Association Dental Research, 1992.

Background

  • Gibbons, Ronald John was born on December 10, 1932 in New York City. Son of Ronald John and Martha Edith (Smith) Gibbons.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wagner College, 1954. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1958.

      Doctor Odontology (honorary), University Goteborg, 1977. Doctor Medicine (honorary), University Utrecht, 1981.

    Career

    • Senior staff member, head department microbiology Forsyth Dental Center, Boston, 1958-1991, director, 1991-1995. Clinical professor oral biology Harvard University School Dental Medicine, 1958-1995.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Association for Dental Research (award for basic research in oral science 1967, for basic research in dental caries 1990, for distinguished scientist 1992), American Society Microbiology, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Marcia E. Day, August 29, 1959. Children: Sarah J., John A., David P.
    • father: Ronald John Gibbons
    • mother: Martha Edith (Smith) Gibbons
    • spouse: Marcia E. Day
    • children: Sarah J. Gibbons
    • John A. Gibbons
    • David P. Gibbons
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    Born December 10, 1932
    Nationality
    • 1954
      Wagner College
    • 1956
      University Maryland
    • 1958
      University Maryland
    • 1977
      University Göteborg
    • 1981
      University Utrecht
    • 1958 - 1991
      Senior, department microbiology Forsyth Dental Center
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1958 - 1991
      head, department microbiology Forsyth Dental Center
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1958 - 1995
      clinical professor, oral biology Harvard University School Dental Medicine
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