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Richard Thomas Proffitt

research biochemist

Richard Thomas Proffitt, American research biochemist. National Institutes of Health fellow, 1976-1977. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society for Microbiology.

Background

Proffitt, Richard Thomas was born on May 13, 1944 in Toledo. Son of Raymond Thomas and Dorothy Louise (Reingruber) Proffitt.

Education

Bachelor, Occidental College, 1966. Master of Science, San Diego State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Davis, 1973.

Career

Lecturer California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1973. Research assistant St. Louis University Medical School, 1974-1976. Research associate Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1977-1979.

Assistant research scientist City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, California, 1979-1982. Senior research scientist Vestar Research Inc., Pasadena, since 1982, director pharmacology, since 1984.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society for Microbiology.

Connections

Married Barbara Ruth Siechert, June 27, 1969. Children: Pamela Ruth, Sarah Louise, Roger Thomas.

father:
Raymond Thomas Proffitt

mother:
Dorothy Louise (Reingruber) Proffitt

spouse:
Barbara Ruth Siechert

children:
Pamela Ruth Proffitt

Sarah Louise Proffitt

Roger Thomas Proffitt