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Ivan G. Otterness Edit Profile

biophysicist

Ivan G. Otterness was American biophysicist. Active Planning Commission, Ledyard, Connecticut, 1975—1980; Member of American Institute for the History Pharmacy, International Association Inflammation Society (Distinguished Mentor award 2003), American College Rheumatology, Inflammation Research Association (president 1984-1986), Osteoarthritis Research Society International.

Background

Otterness, Ivan G. was born on October 9, 1938 in Rochester, Minnesota, United States. Son of Otis Lyder and Borghild Brandsness Otterness.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1960. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Southern California, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University Southern California, 1968.

Postgraduate, University Pennsylvania, 1968—1971.

Career

Arthritis researcher Pfizer Central Research, Groton, Connecticut, 1971—2000, retired, 2001. Adjunct professor University Rhode Island, Kingston, Connecticut College, New London. Visiting professor University Erlangen, Germany, 2000.

Consultant in field.

Membership

Active Planning Commission, Ledyard, Connecticut, 1975—1980. Member of American Institute for the History Pharmacy, International Association Inflammation Society (Distinguished Mentor award 2003), American College Rheumatology, Inflammation Research Association (president 1984-1986), Osteoarthritis Research Society International.

Connections

Married Naomi E. Wastila, June 5, 1965. Children: Noel, Bjorn.

father:
Otis Lyder

mother:
Borghild Brandsness Otterness

spouse:
Naomi E. Wastila

children:
Noel Otterness

Bjorn Otterness