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Richard Thomas Proffitt

Richard Thomas Proffitt, American research biochemist. National Institutes of Health fellow, 1976-1977. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society for Microbiology.

Background

  • Proffitt, Richard Thomas was born on May 13, 1944 in Toledo. Son of Raymond Thomas and Dorothy Louise (Reingruber) Proffitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Occidental College, 1966. Master of Science, San Diego State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Davis, 1973.

    Career

    • Lecturer California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1973. Research assistant St. Louis University Medical School, 1974-1976. Research associate Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1977-1979.

      Assistant research scientist City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, California, 1979-1982. Senior research scientist Vestar Research Inc., Pasadena, since 1982, director pharmacology, since 1984.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society for Microbiology.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Ruth Siechert, June 27, 1969. Children: Pamela Ruth, Sarah Louise, Roger Thomas.
    • father: Raymond Thomas Proffitt
    • mother: Dorothy Louise (Reingruber) Proffitt
    • spouse: Barbara Ruth Siechert
    • children: Pamela Ruth Proffitt
    • Sarah Louise Proffitt
    • Roger Thomas Proffitt
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    Born May 13, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Occidental College
    • 1970
      San Diego State University
    • 1973
      University California
    • 1973
      Lecturer, California Polytechnic State University
      San Luis Obispo, California, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      research assistant, St. Louis University Medical School
    • 1977 - 1979
      research associate, Washington University School Medicine
    • 1979 - 1982
      assistant, research scientist City of Hope Medical Center
      Duarte, Dominican Republic
    • 1982
      senior, research scientist Vestar Research Incorporated
      Pasadena, California, United States
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