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Larry Boyd Gwin

Larry Boyd Gwin, American optometrist. Southwest Mudd scholar, l96l-68; National Science Foundation fellow, l973. Chairman United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Boulder County, 1980-1984; regional chairman American Cancer Society of Boulder County, 1981-1982. Member Aerospace Medical Association, American Optometric Association (recognition award for continuing education l988), Colorado Optometric Association (trustee l988-89).

Background

Gwin, Larry Boyd was born on June 4, 1940 in Denver, Colorado, United States.

Education

AB, Doane College, 1962. Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1963. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1973. OD, New England College Optometry, 1979.

Career

Associate structural engineer astronautics division General dynamics corporation, San Diego, 1964-1965. Senior engineer structural dynamics research Martin Marietta Company, Denver, 1965-1967, structural engineer for Skylab loads analysis, 1969. Engineering consultant on vibration analysis Sperry Rand Company, Salt Lake City, 1958-1959.

Research fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center, Sunnyvale, California, 1973-1974. Visiting professor civil engineering University British Columbia (Canada), Vancouver, 1974-1975. Assistant professor aero engineering and engineering mechanics University Texas, Austin, 1975-1976.

Private practice Boulder, Colorado, since 1979. Clinical investigator Bausch & Lomb, Sola Syntex, Barnes Hind, Multi-Optics, 1981. Clinical investigator Wesley-Jesson, Chicago, since 1981, consultant, 1985.

Trustee, board directors Omni Eye Services, Denver. Research assistant Stanford (California) University, 1968-1972.

Membership

Chairman United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Boulder County, 1980-1984. Regional chairman American Cancer Society of Boulder County, 1981-1982. Member Aerospace Medical Association, American Optometric Association (recognition award for continuing education l988), Colorado Optometric Association (trustee l988-89).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, home computers, running.

Connections

Son of Engineer of Mines and E.A (Ball) G. Married Sandra Solberg, June 11, 1968 (divorced November 1973). Married Donna M. Davis, September 18, 1980.