North Central College - Naperville, IL

H. William Rumsfeld

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1999

Bill Rumsfeld entered North Central College in 1943, but his military service in World War II interrupted his education. He returned to the College and completed his bachelor’s degree in 1949. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin and completed a medical degree from the University of Texas SW Medical School and had a private practice until his retirement in 1994. Dr. Rumsfeld received the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Texas in 1992 and again in 1993. He also published 21 articles in the field of biochemistry