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Biologist , educator

Sheldon Fred Gottlieb, American biologist, educator. Eli Lilly Foundation grantee, 1968; National Institutes of Health grantee, 1968; Hoffman La Roche grantee, 1977.


Gottlieb, Sheldon Fred was born on December 22, 1932 in Bronx, New York, United States. Son of Elias and Dorothy (Gerstenfeld) Gottlieb.


Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1953. Master of Science, University Massachusetts, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy (teaching fellow), University Texas Medical Branch, 1959.


Research physiologist Linde division Union Carbide Corporation, Tonawanda, New York, 1959-1964. Assistant professor physiology and anesthesiology Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1964-1968. Professor biological science Indiana U.-Purdue University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1968-1980, University South Alabama, Mobile, since 1980, dean grad school, director research, 1980-1985, adjunct professor physiology College Medicine, since 1990.

Director research Jo Ellen Smith Baromed. Research Institute, since 1985. Courtesy professor physiology School Medicine, Louisiana State University, also courtesy professor department medicine.

Consultant Education Development Center, Inc., 1976-1980, hyperbaric unit, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, 1975-1980, Gorsuch Scarisbrick publications, 1978-1980. Member Council Graduate Deans, Alabama Commission Higher Education, 1980-1985, executive board, 1981-1985. Guest speaker various radio and television programs, since 1969.

Guest lecturer various civic, educational, religious and professional organizations, since 1968.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.


Chairman committee troop 491 Boy Scouts American, 1969-1970. Judge Science Fair, Fort Wayne Community Schools, 1969-1975, 77-79. Member Indiana State Board advisory, Anti-Defamation League B'nai B'rith, 1968-1980, Jewish Community Relations Council Fort Wayne, 1969-1980.

President B'nai Jacob Synagogue, 1972, Tamarack Homeowners Association, 1970-1971. Member Coalition for Environment, Fort Wayne, 1970-1980, president, 1970-1971. Member North-East area advisory council Northern Indiana Health Systems Agency, 1976-1980.

Board directors Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, 1980-1985, vice chairman, 1981-1982, chairman, 1982-1983. Co-chairman Mobile Anti-Defamation League committee of Beth Zur lodge B'nai B'rith, 1981-1982, vice president, 1982-1983, president 1983-1987. Board directors Mobile chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, since 1986, Alabama National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1985-1990, Alabama Governor's Holocaust Advisory council, since 1985.

Board directors Crack Attack, Mobile, 1986-1988. Served with United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Institute Biological Sciences, American Physiological Society, American Society Microbiology, Society General Physiologists, Federation American Societies for Explt.

Biology (national correspondent 1976-1980), Undersea and Hyperberic Medical Society (president Gulf Coast chapter 1984-1985), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Aerospace Medical Association, New York Academy of Sciences, National Association Scholars, American Heart Association (director Allen County branch 1969-1980, president Northeast Indiana chapter 1971-1979, president 1974, director Indiana affiliate 1974-1980, director Mobile County 1980-1988), Divers Alert Network (co-director Gulf region since 1987), Sigma Xi (president elect chapter 1983-1984, president 1984-1986).


Married Eda Judith Robin Held, August 25, 1956. Children: Stephen Eric, Pamela Lynn, Glenn Ira, William Scott.

Elias Gottlieb

Dorothy (Gerstenfeld) Gottlieb

Eda Judith Robin Held

Stephen Eric Gottlieb

Pamela Lynn Gottlieb

Glenn Ira Gottlieb

William Scott Gottlieb