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Richard Francis Collins

Richard Francis Collins, American microbiologist, educator. Recipient awards National Science Foundation, 1962-1967, fellowship National Institutes of Health, 1969-1970, Governor's Volunteer awards State of Iowa, 1988, 89. Volunteer Blank Guild, Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, 1988-1991. Member American Society for Microbiology, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Sigma Xi (president 1987-1990, 96-97, treasurer 1990-1991).

Background

  • Collins, Richard Francis was born on January 22, 1938 in St. Paul. Son of Francis Bernard and Maude Roegene (Night) Collins.

  • Education

    • AB, Shepherd College, 1962. Master of Arts, Wake Forest University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oklahoma, 1973.

    Career

    • Teacher Alexandria (Virginia) Schools, 1962-1966. Instructor University Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, 1972-1973. Laboratory director Infectious Disease Service University Illinois/Rockford School of Medicine, 1974-1980.

      Assistant professor University Illinois, Rockford, 1973-1980. Associate professor University Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, 1980-1985, faculty president, 1990-1991, president-elect, 1997-1998, professor, department head, 1985-1995. Professor Midwestern University, Glendale, since 1997.

      Division head, 1997—2005. Consultant United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, 1975-1981. Member National Board Podiatry Examiners, Princeton, New Jersey, 1983-1996, National Board Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1994-1997.

      Participant mission project Christian Medical Society, Dominican Republic, 1977.

    Works

    • Member editorial board African Journal Clinical Experimental Immunology, 1979-1983. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Volunteer Blank Guild, Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, 1988-1991. Member American Society for Microbiology, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Sigma Xi (president 1987-1990, 96-97, treasurer 1990-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, auto restoration.

    Connections

    • Married Deanne Margaret Scafati, December 28, 1960 (divorced 1970). Children: Lisa, Mark, Michael. Married Judy A. Wright, February 15, 1978.

      Children: Kristyn, Todd.
    • father: Francis Bernard Collins
    • mother: Maude Roegene (Night) Collins
    • spouses: Deanne Margaret Scafati
    • Judy A. Wright
    • children: Lisa Collins
    • Mark Collins
    • Michael Collins
    • Kristyn Collins
    • Todd Collins
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    Born January 22, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1962
      Shepherd College
    • 1968
      Wake Forest University
    • 1973
      University Oklahoma
    • 1962 - 1966
      Teacher, Alexandria (Virginia) Schools
    • 1972 - 1973
      instructor, University Oklahoma
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1973 - 1980
      assistant, professor University Illinois
      Rockford, Illinois, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      laboratory director, Infectious Disease Service University Illinois/Rockford School of Medicine
    • 1980 - 1985
      associate, professor University Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1997
      professor, Midwestern University
      Glendale, California, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      associate, professor University Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
    • 1997 - 2005
      division head
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