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biochemist , educator

Joe Milton McCord, American biochemist, educator. Co-recipient Elliott Cresson medal Franklin Institute, 1997. Member American Society Biological Chemists, Alabama Academy of Sciences, Reticuloendothelial Society, American Heart Association (council on basic science).

Background

McCord, Joe Milton was born on March 3, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of James Charles and Clara Elizabeth (Brown) McCord.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Rhodes College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Duke University, 1970.

Career

Research associate Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1971, associate in experimental medicine, 1972-1976, assistant medical research professor, 1976. Associate professor University South Alabama, Mobile, 1976-1980, professor, department co-chairman, 1980-1981, chairman department biochemistry, 1981-1990. Professor medicine and biochemistry Webb-Waring Institute biomedical Research University Colorado, Denver, since 1990.

Scientific consultant BioTech. General, New York, since 1985, Chemical Industries Basel-GEIGY Corporation, Summit, New Jersey, 1984-1985.

Membership

Member American Society Biological Chemists, Alabama Academy of Sciences, Reticuloendothelial Society, American Heart Association (council on basic science).

Connections

father:
James Charles McCord

mother:
Clara Elizabeth (Brown) McCord