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medical writer

Virginia Schroeder Burnham, American medical writer.


Burnham, Virginia Schroeder was born on December 9, 1908 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Henry Alfred and Natalie Morris (Munde) Schroeder.


Student, Smith College. Student, Barnard College.


Vice president, sales manager, board directors, Connecticut Manufacturing Company Inc., Waterbury, 1952-1961;president, chief Executive officer, board directors, Connecticut Manufacturing Company Inc., Waterbury, 1961-1973;president, Burnham Industries, Watertown, Connecticut, 1956-1959;president, board directors, NuTip Corporation, Waterbury, 1962-1964;president, board directors, Maretta Inc., New York City, 1963-1965;president, treasurer, board directors, Technology, Inc., Waterbury, 1969-1973;secretary, The Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1970-1981;president, Technology International Corporation, 1973-1975;president, Technology Interaction, Medical Cons., Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1975;president, The Paper Mill, Inc., 1989-1992. Director Community Mental Health Center, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1974-1978. Member of national advisory food and drug committee Food and Drug Administration, Department Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1973-1976.

Member health research facilities county National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1959-1961, national advisory heart county, 1957-1960. Member ad-hoc committee consultant on medical research Subcommittee Labor, Health and Welfare, United States Senate Appropriations Committee, Washington, 1959-1960.



Member advisory council steering committee The Episcopalian Church Foundation, 1970-1976, Commission to Reform the Court System, General Assembly, State of Connecticut, 1974-1978, national advisory council Small Business Administration, Washington 1976-1977, chairman district advisory council, Hartford, Connecticut, 1976-1977. President Connecticut Citizens for Judicial Modernization, Inc., Hartford, 1976-1978. Member Presidential Task Force on Rehabilitation of Prisoners, Washington, 1969-1970.

Board directors Association to Unite the Democracies, Washington, since 1982. Chairman district advisory council Small Business Administration, Hartford, 1976-1977. President Connecticut chapter American Health Foundation, New York City, 1971-1973.

Director executive committee Greater New York Safety Council, New York City, 1971-1979, director, 1964-1979. Vice-chairman, director Connecticut Council of National Council Crime and Delinquency, Hartford, 1965-1973. Member advisory committee Connecticut Regional Medical Program, 1973-1976, Food and Drug Administration, Washington and many more civic and health organizations.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Holistic Medical Foundation, American Women in Science, Connecticut Business & Industry Association, Connecticut Public Health Association, National Association Manufacturers, New York Academy of Sciences.


Children: Douglass L., Peter B., Gilliat S. (deceased), William W., Virginia L., Daniel B.

Henry Alfred Schroeder

Natalie Morris (Munde) Schroeder

Douglass L. Burnham

Peter B. Burnham

Gilliat S. Burnham (deceased)

William W. Burnham

Virginia L. Burnham

Daniel B. Burnham