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Veterinarian , government public health executive

Robert A. Whitney, American Veterinarian, government public health executive. License veterinarian. Lieutenant colonel United States Army. 1959-1971. Member American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association Laboratory Animal Science (president 1977-1978), American Association Lab.Animal Practitioners, American College Laboratory Animal Medicine (board directors 1968-1969, president 1992), American Society Primatologists.

Background

Whitney,, Robert A. was born on July 27, 1935 in Oklahoma City.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1958. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1959. Master of Science in Pharmacology, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1965.

Career

Chief veterinary resources branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1972-1985;acting director Division Research Superior vena cava syndrome, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1984-1985;director Division Research Superior vena cava syndrome, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1985-1990;acting director Research Reserve, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1988-1990;director, National Center Research Reserve, Bethesda, Maryland., 1990-1992;director office of animal care and use, National Center Research Reserve, Bethesda, Maryland., 1986-1992;chief veterinary officer, United States Public Health Service, 1986-1990;deputy surgeon general, United States Public Health Service, since 1992. Consultant Pan. American Health Organisation, since 1975.

Achievements

  • License veterinarian.

Membership

Lieutenant colonel United States Army. 1959-1971. Member American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association Laboratory Animal Science (president 1977-1978), American Association Lab.Animal Practitioners, American College Laboratory Animal Medicine (board directors 1968-1969, president 1992), American Society Primatologists.

Connections

M. Elizabeth Teeple, June 29, 1986. Children: Stacy, Tara, Mark, Laura.

spouse:
Elizabeth Teeple

children:
Stacy Whitney,

Mark Whitney,

Laura Whitney,