Former NIGMS Fellowships Officer Dies
Dr. Roger B. Fuson, a former NIGMS fellowships officer, died on June 19 of a heart illness at Calvert Memorial Hospital in Prince Frederick, Md. He was 81.
Dr. Roger B. Fuson
Fuson retired in 1982 after 31 years of government service, 20 of which he spent at NIGMS. During the period he worked at NIGMS, he held positions in the Research Grants Branch, Research Fellowships Branch, and Clinical and Physiological Sciences Program.
After receiving a bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky, Fuson went to the University of Utah, where he earned a master's degree in bacteriology and a doctorate in anatomy.
He is survived by his wife, former NIH employee Lucy Jewell Fuson, two stepchildren, and seven step-grandchildren.
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