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science foundation director

David Geoffrey Birch, American Science foundation director. National Institutes of Health research grantee, since 1984, 87-. Science advisor Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation, Dallas, since 1983; member of advisory board Dallas Low Vision Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1988. Member Optical Society of America, American Academy Ophthamology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Background

Birch, David Geoffrey was born on January 19, 1949 in London. Son of Cyril and Dorothy (Nutall) Birch. came to the United States, 1960.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1978.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University, Boston, 1979-1982; research director, Retina Foundation of S.W., Dallas, since 1982. Adjunct Professor department ophthalmology University Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: International Ophthalmology, 1989.

Membership

Science advisor Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation, Dallas, since 1983. Member of advisory board Dallas Low Vision Superior vena cava syndrome, since 1988. Member Optical Society of America, American Academy Ophthamology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, skiing, computers.

Connections

Married Eileen Elizabeth Everlanka.

father:
Cyril Birch

mother:
Dorothy (Nutall) Birch

spouse:
Eileen Elizabeth Everlanka.