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biomedical researcher

William Valentine Williams, American Biomedical researcher. Patentee in field Arthritis Foundation fellow, 1984-1986, National Institutes of Health fellow, 1986-1988; recipient numerous grants, since 1989.

Background

Williams, William Valentine was born on November 29, 1954 in New York City. Son of Valentine Italiano Williams and Edith May (Gentile) Woodward.

Education

Standard Chartered Bank in Biology and Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976; Doctor of Medicine in Medicine, Tufts U., 1980.

Career

Intern, resident, Boston VA Medical Center, Boston, 1980-1983; fellow in rheumatology, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1983-1986; fellow in pathology division immunology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1986-1988; assistant professor medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1988; assistant professor medicine in pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1989; head department molecular medicine department biotechnology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Patentee in field.

Membership

Den leader Cub Scouts, Havertown, Pennsylvania, 1992-1994. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American College Physicians, American Association Immunologists, American College Rheumatology, American Federation Clinical Research.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skin diving, classical music.

Connections

Married Lorraine Marie Dizio, May 17, 1980. Children: Ronald Valentine, Christina Marie, Jonathan Paul.

father:
Valentine Italiano Williams Woodward

mother:
Edith May (Gentile) Woodward

spouse:
Lorraine Marie Dizio

children:
Ronald Valentine Williams

Christina Marie Williams

Jonathan Paul Williams