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George Newton Eaves

George Newton Eaves, American health research administrator, educator. Recipient Citation for Professional Achievement, McDonnell Douglas Corporation, 1968, National Institutes of Health Director's award, 1976, 86, Sustained High Quality Performance award National Institutes of Health, 1970, 74, 79, Special Achievement award Department of Health and Human Services, 1989, Special Recognition award Public Health Service, 1990.


  • Eaves, George Newton was born on March 12, 1935 in Athens, Tennessee, United States. Son of Felmont Farrell and Margaret Isobel (Dobson) Eaves.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Chattanooga, 1957. Master of Science, University Tennessee, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Wayne State University School Medicine, 1962.


    • Postdoctoral fellow Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, 1963-1965. Postdoctoral fellow, guest investigator The Rockefeller University, New York City, 1970-1971. Executive secretary molecular biology study section National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1967-1973.

      Executive section National Heart and Lung Advisory Council, National Institutes of Health, 1973-1974. Associate staff director President's biomedical Research Panel, Washington, 1974-1976. Deputy director Division Blood Diseases and Resources, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1976-1983, deputy director Division of Stroke and Trauma, 1983-1994.

      Lecturer on technical writing, grant applications and peer review. Board directors Cyclotec Medical Industries, Inc. Assistant professor Washington and Jefferson College, 1962-1963.


    • Consultant editor Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, 1973-1976. Member editorial board Grants Magazine, 1978-1981, Nonprofit Management and Finance, since 1981. Contributor articles to technical journals and chapters to science books.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Anglican


    Member advisory council Park and Tree Commission, City of Savannah, since 1994. Member Sigma Xi.



    Church organist.


    • father: Felmont Farrell Eaves
    • mother: Margaret Isobel (Dobson) Eaves
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    Born March 12, 1935