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Jerome Rogers Byrd

cytogeneticist

Jerome Rogers Byrd, American cytogeneticist. Diplomate American Board Medical Genetics. Recipient Billings Silver medal American Medical Association, 1965. Member American Society Human Genetics, Sigma Xi.

Background

Byrd, Jerome Rogers was born on April 30, 1931 in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. Son of Allie Jerome and Earldeen (Rogers) Byrd.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Wake Forest College, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1960.

Career

Assistant professor College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1960-1963, Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1965-1974, associate professor, 1974-1981, professor, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Medical Genetics.

Membership

Member American Society Human Genetics, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Jeryl Diamant, January 25, 1963 (deceased November 1990). Children: Allison L., Rebecca Elizabeth.

father:
Allie Jerome Byrd

mother:
Earldeen (Rogers) Byrd

spouse:
Jeryl Diamant

children:
Allison L. Byrd

Rebecca Elizabeth Byrd