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Rosa Mae Armstrong

biologist , researcher

Rosa Mae Armstrong, American biologist, researcher. Achievements include 30 patents (with others) for bone, soft tissue repair, inflammation. Board directors United Way, Palo Alto, 1978-1981; member Human Relations Commission, Palo Alto, Stanford, 1978-1981.

Background

Armstrong, Rosa Mae was born on April 9, 1937 in New Orleans. Daughter of Wilford Lloyd and Amelia Ann (Grayson) Christy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Southern University, 1956. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, San Francisco, 1965.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Stanford (California) University, 1965-1967. Lecturer anatomy University California, San Francisco, 1967-1973, assistant professor anatomy, 1973-1981. Research biologist Collagen Corporation, Palo Alto, California, 1981-1986, senior research biologist, 1986-1991.

Senior scientist Genetics Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992-1994, senior consultant Andover, 1995. Principal Rosa M. Armstrong Consulting, Cambridge, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 30 patents (with others) for bone, soft tissue repair, inflammation.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board directors United Way, Palo Alto, 1978-1981. Member Human Relations Commission, Palo Alto, Stanford, 1978-1981.

Connections

Married Willard Samuel Armstrong Junior, December 24, 1958. 1 child, Anna Marie.

father:
Wilford Lloyd Christy

mother:
Amelia Ann (Grayson) Christy

spouse:
Willard Samuel Armstrong Junior

child:
Anna Marie Armstrong