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Ronald Stephen Goor

Ronald Stephen Goor, American health educator, writer. Member American Chemical Society, American Dietetic Association.


  • Goor, Ronald Stephen was born on May 31, 1940 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Charles G. and Jeanette (Mindel) Goor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1967. Master in Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, 1976.


    • Staff fellow National Institute Allergies and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1969-1970, national coordinator National Heart, Lung and Blood, 1976-1984, coordinator national cholesterol education program, 1984-1985. Special assistant to director Museum Natural History, Washington, 1970-1972. Program director National Science Foundation, 1972-1976.

      Director Health Prospects, Rockville, 1985-1991.


    • Neuroradiology Signs
    • A COMPREHENSIVE, FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO NEURORADIOLOGY SIGNS ACROSS ALL IMAGING MODALITIES The first book of its kind, Neuroradiology Signs provides a multimodality review of more than 440 neuroradiologic signs in CT, MR, angiography, radiography, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    • Backyard Insects
    • Text and photographs discuss common garden insects and their protective appearence which includes camouflage, warning colors, copycat characteristics, and scary characteristics.
    • Shadows: Here, There, And Everywhere
    • Presents information about shadows, including how they are formed, why they can be of various lengths, and how they reveal the shape and texture of things.


    Member American Chemical Society, American Dietetic Association.


    • Married Nancy Ruth Miller, March 12, 1967. Children: Alexander, Daniel.
    • father: Charles G. Goor
    • mother: Jeanette (Mindel) Goor
    • spouse: Nancy Ruth Miller
    • children: Alexander Goor
    • Daniel Goor
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