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Format: 04/19/2014
Format: 04/19/2014


Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Newsmaker: William Costerton

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

By Bobby Kerlik


Age: 74

Residence: North Shore

Family: Wife, Vivian; four children; nine grandchildren

Education: Costerton received all of his degrees in microbiology: doctorate, 1960, University of Western Ontario; postdoctoral training, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; master's degree, 1955, University of British Columbia, Vancouver; bachelor's degree, 1954, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Occupation: Director of microbiology research in department of orthopedic surgery at Allegheny General Hospital, North Side


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