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Thomas Michael Valega

Thomas Michael Valega was American health scientist, administrator. Fellow Society for Biomaterials (chairman awards committee 1977, Special award 1984), American Bat Conservation Society (president 1992-1996), Hawk Watch International (director ABQ NMex. office 1997).

Background

  • Valega, Thomas Michael was born on May 23, 1937 in Linden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Paul and Anna (Bakalar) B.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Rutgers University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1963.

    Career

    • Chemist United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland, 1963-1967. Grants associate National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1968. Health science administrator NIAMD-National Institutes of Health, 1969-1972, National Institute of Dental Research-National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1972-1994.

      Health science administrator United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1972. Retired, 1994; director Wabasha (Minnesota) Area Chamber of Commerce, 1998-1901. Science director National Eagle Center, Wabasha, 1998-1999.

      Secretary-treasurer Implantology Research Group, International Association for Dental Research/AADR, Washington, 1985-1991.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor symposium proceedings, 1977.

    Membership

    Fellow Society for Biomaterials (chairman awards committee 1977, Special award 1984), American Bat Conservation Society (president 1992-1996), Hawk Watch International (director ABQ NMex. office 1997).

    Personality

    Interests

    Bird watching, chiroptera, classical music.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Margaret Orr, August 30, 1958 (divorced December, 1992). Children: Margaret, Thomas, Vinson, Catherine. Married Heidi Hughes, December 31, 1992.
    • father: Paul B.
    • mother: Anna (Bakalar) B.
    • spouses: Mary Margaret Orr
    • Heidi Hughes
    • children: Margaret Valega
    • Thomas Valega
    • Vinson Valega
    • Catherine Valega
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    Born March 23, 1937
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