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Dr. Ortwin Schmidt Ortwin W. Schmidt, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Microbiology & Virology

Education | Professional Experience | Professional License | Professional Societies

Professional License

  • Rapid Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases and Agents
  • Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis of Human Coronaviruses

Education

1980-1982
Postdoctoral Training in Clinical Laboratory and Public Health Microbiology
Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington (UW), Seattle, WA

1979
Ph.D. (Epidemiology/Pathobiology)
UW (Dissertation Title: Antigenic Analysis of Human Coronaviruses 229E and OC43)

1973
M.S. (Pathobiology)
UW (Thesis: Association of Adenovirus-Associated Virus Type 3 with Conjunctivitis)

1968
M.T. Medical Technology (ASCP)
School of Medical Technology, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

1967
B.S. (Microbiology)
California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

Professional Experience

2001-present
Professor Emeritus of Microbology/Virology, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences (OSU-CHS), Tulsa, OK

1989-2001
Associate Professor of Microbiology/Virology, OSU-CHS

1985-1989
Assistant Professor of Microbiology/Virology, OSU-CHS

1983-1985
Research Associate, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Epidemiology, UW

1982-1983
Assistant Director of Clinical Virology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, UW

1980-1982
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Laboratory Medicine, UW (American Board of Medical Microbiology approved Training in Clinical Laboratory and Public Health Microbiology)

1968-1970
Medical Technologist (Microbiology), Long Beach General Hospital, CA

Professional License

  • Medical Technologist (ASCP); M.T., California

Professional Societies

  • American Society for Microbiology
  • American Society for Virology
  • American Society for Clinical Pathologists (Affiliate)