Notable Whittier College Alumni

SCIENCE, MEDICINE, & BIOTECHNOLOGYJames Galloway '66, Tyler Prize-winning scientist

Howard House '30, M.D.*, "Father of Modern Otology," Founder of House Ear Institute

Jeanine Hull Heron '60, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD); Director & CEO, Talking Fingers, Inc.; Founder, first Head Start Program

James Galloway '66, Ph.D., Tyler Prize-winner for Environmental Achievement, American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow, American Geophysical Union Fellow, Chair for the International Nitrogen Initiative

Nathaniel G. Pitts '69, Director (Ret.), Office of Integrative Activities, National Science Foundation (NSF)

Steve Johnson '75, Director, Forensic Crime Laboratory, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office; former Commanding Officer, Los Angeles Police Department Scientific Investigation Division

Michael Moran '84, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, President & CEO, Cardiovascular Institute, Laguna, LLC; former Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Risk Factor Modification Program, Harvard School of Medicine; Designer/Director, Cardiovascular Catheterization & Intervention Lab,  South Coast Medical Center

Dean Salisbury '85, M.D., Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Research Lab, University of Pittsburgh; former Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Elizabeth Y. Kay-Im '89, Section Manager, Instrument Software & Science Data Systems, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Adam Rosenberg '92, J.D., former CEO, Link Medicine; principal in Faber Daeufer & Rosenberg PC

Jonnie Capiro '01, M.S., Zookeeper (large African mammals), San Diego Wild Animal Park

Kalina Gospodinova '04, Research Technician, Phoenix Mars Landing Mission