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Roger R. Markwald

anatomy and cell biology educator

Roger R. Markwald, American anatomy and cell biology educator. National Institutes of Health fellow, 1965-1969; research career development grantee National Institutes of Health, 1976-1981; recipient Lyndon B. Johnson Research award American Heart Association, 1977, Merit award National Institutes of Health, 1987.


Markwald, Roger R. was born on August 21, 1943 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Rudolph August and Louise L. (Linville) Markwald.


Bachelor of Science, California State Polytechnic Institute, 1965. Master of Science, Colorado State University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Colorado State University, 1969.


From assistant to associate professor department anatomy Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, 1969-1974. Professor department anatomy Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 1975-1984. Professor, chairman department anatomy and cell biology Medical College Wisconsin, Milwaukee, since 1984.

Member science review panel for cell biology National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1985-1988. Consultant National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, since 1988. Member anatomy test panel National Board Medical Examiners, since 1988.


  • Co-author (with R.W. Ogilvie) 17 fully programmed instructional guides in medical histology National Health Sciences Consortium and Medical University South Carolina, 1974. Author: (with others) Current Topics in Molecular Endocrinology, Volunteer II, 1975, Scanning Electron Microscopy, Volunteer III, 1979, Cardiac Morphogenesis and Tetraology, 1981, The Extracellular Matrix, 1982, Trends in Developing and Regenerating Vertebrate Nervous Systems, 1983. Contributor 72 articles to professional journals.


Member American Association Anatomists (president since 1988), American Association Cell Biologists, American Society for Development Biology.


  • Other Interests



Married Rebecca C. Marks, December 12, 1964. Children: Brian L., Bradley C., Rachel R.

Rudolph August Markwald

Louise L. (Linville) Markwald

Rebecca C. Marks

Brian L. Markwald

Bradley C. Markwald

Rachel R. Markwald