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Robert Evan Hurst

biochemist , educator

Robert Evan Hurst, American biochemist, educator. Research Grant, National Institutes of Health, 1974-1977, 1979-1984, since 1987, National Science Foundation grant, 1985-1987.


Hurst, Robert Evan was born on May 10, 1944 in Orlando, Florida, United States. Son of Coy Franklin and Anita Katherine (Davis) Hurst.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Auburn University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Florida State University, 1969.


Assistant chief clinical chemistry Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, 1970—1972. Assistant professor engineering biophysics and biochemistry University Alabama, Birmingham, 1972—1978, associate professor environmental health science, biochemistry and chemistry, 1979—1983. Professor urology, biochemistry and environmental health University Oklahoma, 1983—1987.

Co-director for health science Oklahoma Center Artificial Intelligence, since 1987. Captain Mediterranean Shipping Company United States Army, 1969-1972.


Active various civic organizations. Member citizens advisory committee Oklahoma Department Transportation. President Association Responsible Growth.

Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Complex Carbohydrates, American Public Health Association, American Urological Association, American Association Artificial Intelligence, Sigma Xi.


Married Jean McKenzie, September 6, 1964. Children: Tanya Elaine, Eric Jason.

Coy Franklin Hurst

Anita Katherine (Davis) Hurst

Jean McKenzie

Tanya Elaine Hurst

Eric Jason Hurst