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David Earl Turriff, American analytical chemist, toxicologist. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science fellow, Japan, 1979.


Turriff, David Earl was born on November 21, 1947 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Earl Charles and Eunice Rose (Luisen) Turriff.


Bachelor of Science, St. Norbert College, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1976.


Research associate, University of Chicago, 1974-1978;assistant professor Medicine, University of Illinois, Rockford, 1978-1984;supervisor of Organics, RMT Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, 1984-1987;director laboratory, Foth and Van Dyke, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1987-1988;director laboratory, Ortek, Green Bay, 1988-1990;director research, Foth and Van Dyke, Green Bay, 1989-1991;director Toxicology, Bellin Hospital, Green Bay, 1989-1993;owner, director, En Chem, Inc., Green Bay, Wisconsin, since 1992.


Chairman Einstein Project Science in Schools, Green Bay, since 1990, Green Bay Area Technology Committee, 1990. Chairman biotechnology committee Green Bay Chamber of Commerce, 1991. Board member Wisconsin Association Talented and Gifted, since 1992, Center for the Advancement of Science Education, since 1993.

Member American Chemical Society (secretary-treasurer since 1990), Society Forensic Toxicology, American Waterworks Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping, reading, computers.


Married Cecilia Catherine Kapelac, June 15, 1972. Children: Jeffrey, Amy.