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biologist , educator , engineer , immunologist

Kirby Samuel Black, American biomedical engineer, immunologist, biologist, educator. Registered professional engineer, California.

Background

Black, Kirby Samuel was born on March 29, 1954 in Salinas, California, United States. Son of Samuel McTarnahan and Rosilind (Strand) Black.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1976;Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology/Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine, 1990.

Career

Research assistant department surgery, University of California at Los Angeles, 1973-1977;research associate department pediatrics, University of California, Irvine, 1977-1978;director reconstructive microsurgery laboratories, associate development engineer, researchassoc. department surgery, University of California, Irvine, 1978-1984;co-director transplantation laboratories and burn reseach laboratories department surgery, University of California, Irvine, since 1981;director reconstructive microsurgery laboratories, associate development engineer department surgery, University of California, Irvine, 1984-1991;president, chief Executive officer, EPIX Pharmaceutical Inc., Santa Ana, California, since 1991;director, Medical Information Advanced Tissue Science California, La Jolla, California, 1993-1994;director Atlanta operations, Kelmm Analysis Group, Atlanta, since 1995. Consultant Beckman Instruments, Inc., 1982-1983, American Edwards, 1982-1983. Clin.instr. department surgery University of California, Irvine, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, California.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 100 articles to science journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Board directors Orange County Burn Association, Irvine, since 1984. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association for Advancement Medical Instrumentation, American Burn Association, Association Clinical Faculty, Transplantation Society, American Federation Clinical Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family, woodworking.

Connections

Married Christine Mary Sharman, March 5, 1977. Children: Matthew, Colin, Meredith.

father:
Samuel McTarnahan Black

mother:
Rosilind (Strand) Black

spouse:
Christine Mary Sharman

child:
Matthew Black

child:
Colin Black

child:
Meredith Black