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educator , writer

Robert Everett Dunbar, American writer, educator. Achievements include design of two courses in scientific writing, one basic, one advanced, for The School of Related Health Sciences and The University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School.

Background

Dunbar, Robert Everett was born on November 24, 1926 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Wheeler Dunbar and Eva Emma Duquette.

Education

Bachelor, Marietta College, 1951. Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1954.

Career

Assistant editor publications Continental Assurance Company, Chicago, 1954—1957. Director communications Junior Achievement, 1957—1958. Editor National Sporting Goods Association, 1958—1967.

Director communications American Society Anesthesiologists, Park Ridge, 1967—1970. Director public information division American Fund for Dental Health, Chicago, 1970—1974. Owner Dunbar Editorial, Nobleboro and Gardiner, Maine, since 1974.

Internet bookseller Christiesplus, Gardiner, since 2004. Instructor University Health Science, Chicago Medical School, 1973—1974, adjunct assistant professor, 1974—1975. Judge High School debate tournaments, 1992—2003.

Judge national tournament Catholic Forensic League, 1995. With United States Navy, 1944-1945.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of two courses in scientific writing, one basic, one advanced, for The School of Related Health Sciences and The University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School.

Membership

A founder, interim president, first elected president Saint Andrew's Society Maine, 1980—1981. Volunteer Maine State Music Theater, 1995—2008, Portland Stage Company, 1998—2009. First selectman Nobleboro, Maine, 1977—1978.

Fellow: American Medical Writers Association (president Chicago area chapter 1970-1971, general chairman annual meeting 1971, national co-chairman education committee 1971-1975, founder, chairman organizing committee New England chapter 1975-1976, treasurer New England chapter 1976-1977, Judith Linn member award committee since 2001, judge national book awards, judge Will Solermine awards New England chapter). Member: DAV (life), Thoreau Society, Authors Guild, New England Science Writers, Nobleboro History Society (president 1978-1979, applefest publicity 2006-2008, oral history project 2006-2007), Gaslight Theater.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Singing, acting, writing.

Connections

Married Thelma Rose Arseneault, June 26, 1954 (divorced April 1986). Children: Jesse Robert, Yvett Maria.

father:
Charles Wheeler Dunbar

mother:
Eva Emma Duquette

spouse:
Thelma Rose Arseneault

children:
Jesse Robert Dunbar

Yvett Maria Dunbar