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educator , Surgeon , writer

Cuthbert Ormond Simpkins, American Surgeon, educator, writer. Achievements include first demonstration of opioid peptide interactions with neutrophils, interaction between peptides and cytochrome C. John Woodruff Simpson fellow Amherst College, 1969, Harold Wade fellow,1982-1984; recipient Community Svc. award Charles Gallery, 1976, Outstanding Research Commendation United States Navy, 1983, 87.

Background

Simpkins, Cuthbert Ormond was born on August 20, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Cuthbert Ormond and Dorothy Mary (Herndon) Simpkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1969; Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1974.

Career

Chief resident, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, 1980; research associate department biophysics and physiology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1981-1982; research fellow department surgery, Boston University, 1982-1983; research fellow, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1983-1984; principal investigator, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1984-1987; acting branch director, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1987; chief surgical research, District of Columbia General Hospital, Washington, 1987-1991; assistant professor department surgery, Howard U., Washington, since 1987; assistant professor department surgery, U. Maryland., Baltimore, since 1991. Peer reviewer Life Sciences, Tucson, since 1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first demonstration of opioid peptide interactions with neutrophils, interaction between peptides and cytochrome C.

Politics

God loves the world, sending Jesus to die for the sins of the whole world and, in Christ, is reconciling to Himself people from every tribe, tongue, and nation.

Views

Church members should meet regularly in order to be accountable to each other about how each person is living the Christian life.

Membership

Chairman planning committee District of Columbia Government Task Force on Violence and Victimization, Washington, 1987. Judge science fair National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Washington, since 1991. Commander United States Navy, 1983-1987.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Academy Surgeons, New York Academy Sciences, African-American Writers Guild (co-founder, past vice president Washington chapter), Organisation Black Scientist.

Connections

Married Ruby Mae Carroll(divorced). Married Carol Jean Garrett (divorced December 1982). Married Diane Phipps, June 23, 1983.

father:
Cuthbert Ormond Simpkins

mother:
Dorothy Mary (Herndon) Simpkins

spouses:
Ruby Mae Carroll

Carol Jean Garrett

Diane Phipps