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cytogeneticist , medical geneticist

Richard Joseph Warren, American medical geneticist, cytogeneticist. Achievements include patent on device to obtain and filter amniotic fluid. Predoctoral fellow National Institutes of Health, 1963-1967, postdoctoral fellow, 1967-1970; Clinical Research grantee March of Dimes, Palm Beach, Florida, 1972-1974.


Warren, Richard Joseph was born on June 30, 1933 in Oklahoma City. Son of William Walter and Elizabeth Jane (Faris) Warren.


Bachelor, Oklahoma City University, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1967.


Research scientist Parke Davis Corporation, Detroit, 1958-1963. Assistant professor Washington University, St. Louis, 1967-1970. Assistant professor and lab director University Miami (Florida) Medical School, 1970-1974.

President, chief executive officer and laboratory director Genetics Associates Miami (Florida) Inc., 1974-1990. Vice president southeast laboratory director I G Laboratories Inc., Miami, since 1990. Member advisory board National Institute General Medical Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, since 1975.


  • Achievements include patent on device to obtain and filter amniotic fluid.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Delivery of Laboratory Results, 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors various organizations for retarded citizens, Miami, since 1970. With United States Air Force, 1951-1953. Member American Society Human Genetics, National Society Genetic Counselors, Association Cytigenetic Technologists.


Married Levanne Marian Reiless, February 14, 1978 (divorced March 1990). Children: Nancy, Deborah, Richard, Ronald, Samuel, William, Janet.

William Walter Warren

Elizabeth Jane (Faris) Warren

Levanne Marian Reiless

Nancy Warren

Deborah Warren

Richard Warren

Ronald Warren

Samuel Warren

William Warren

Janet Warren