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Richard Alan Symmons

Richard Alan Symmons, biology professor. Recipient Best Lecturer, Student Body, 1992, Community Service award, J.C. Penny, 1993. Active E. Bay Nation Men., Hayward, 1992; Member of Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (Technology committee, STD. exam committee 1995-1998).


  • Symmons, Richard Alan was born on November 25, 1945. Son of Richard Warren and Mildred June Symmons.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University California Davis, 1972.


    • National Defense Education Act fellow University of California Davis, 1967—1971, research assistant, 1968—1972. Professor CSU E. Bay, Hayward, since 1972, chair, department biological science, 2002—2006. Adjunct research professor University Kabangsan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1989—1990.

      Adjunct professor Life Chiropractic W., Hayward. Researcher Pasoh Rain Forest.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of fully online course in nutritional supplements. Research in control of breathing during Rapid eye movement sleep sleep in the cat, inhibition of cholesterol uptake in the gut by beta- glycans drerived from oatmeal. Research in reduction of blood pressure in genetically hypertensive rats with calcium supplementation, influence of essential amino acids on polyribosime aggregation in rat liver.


    Active E. Bay Nation Men., Hayward, 1992. Member of Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (Technology committee, STD. exam committee 1995-1998).


    • Married Rebecca Ann Sorum, June 30, 1987. Children: Corrine Ashley, Lara Elizabeth.
    • father: Richard Warren
    • mother: Mildred June Symmons
    • spouse: Rebecca Ann Sorum
    • children: Corrine Ashley Symmons
    • Lara Elizabeth Symmons
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    Born November 25, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1972
      University California Davis
    • 1972
      professor, CSU E. Bay
      Hayward, Wisconsin, United States
    • 2002 - 2006
      professor, CSU E. Bay