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Jerome Rogers Byrd

Jerome Rogers Byrd, American cytogeneticist. Diplomate American Board Medical Genetics. Recipient Billings Silver medal American Medical Association, 1965. Member American Society Human Genetics, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Byrd, Jerome Rogers was born on April 30, 1931 in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. Son of Allie Jerome and Earldeen (Rogers) Byrd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Wake Forest College, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1960.

    Career

    • Assistant professor College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1960-1963, Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1965-1974, associate professor, 1974-1981, professor, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Medical Genetics.

    Membership

    Member American Society Human Genetics, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Jeryl Diamant, January 25, 1963 (deceased November 1990). Children: Allison L., Rebecca Elizabeth.
    • father: Allie Jerome Byrd
    • mother: Earldeen (Rogers) Byrd
    • spouse: Jeryl Diamant
    • children: Allison L. Byrd
    • Rebecca Elizabeth Byrd
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    Nationality
    • 1953
      Wake Forest College
    • 1960
      University Michigan
    • 1960 - 1963
      Assistant, professor College William & Mary
      Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1965 - 1974
      Assistant, professor College William & Mary
      Augusta, Georgia, United States

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