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Ivan G. Otterness

Ivan G. Otterness was American biophysicist. Active Planning Commission, Ledyard, Connecticut, 1975—1980; Member of American Institute for the History Pharmacy, International Association Inflammation Society (Distinguished Mentor award 2003), American College Rheumatology, Inflammation Research Association (president 1984-1986), Osteoarthritis Research Society International.

Background

  • Otterness, Ivan G. was born on October 9, 1938 in Rochester, Minnesota, United States. Son of Otis Lyder and Borghild Brandsness Otterness.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1960. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Southern California, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University Southern California, 1968.

      Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1968—1971.

    Career

    • Arthritis researcher Pfizer Central Research, Groton, Connecticut, 1971—2000, retired, 2001. Adjunct professor University Rhode Island, Kingston, Connecticut College, New London. Visiting professor University Erlangen, Germany, 2000.

      Consultant in field.

    Works

    • Editor: Advances in Inflammation Research, 1983, 1985, Advances in Inflammation Reserch, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Active Planning Commission, Ledyard, Connecticut, 1975—1980. Member of American Institute for the History Pharmacy, International Association Inflammation Society (Distinguished Mentor award 2003), American College Rheumatology, Inflammation Research Association (president 1984-1986), Osteoarthritis Research Society International.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi E. Wastila, June 5, 1965. Children: Noel, Bjorn.
    • father: Otis Lyder
    • mother: Borghild Brandsness Otterness
    • spouse: Naomi E. Wastila
    • children: Noel Otterness
    • Bjorn Otterness
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    Nationality
    • 1960
      St. Olaf College
    • 1963
      University Southern California
    • 1968
      University Southern California
    • 1971
      Arthritis researcher, Pfizer Central Research
      Groton, Connecticut, United States