Dr. Roger Rossiter

Dr. Roger Rossiter
Faculty of Medicine

Tenure 1947 - 1974

Dr. Roger Rossiter was born in Glenelg, South Australia in 1913. Obtaining an early education in Queensland and South Perth, Dr. Rossiter received his B.Sc. in Science and Mathematics in 1934. He was accepted into Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar and completed a B.A. in Physiology and Biochemistry in 1938.

In 1947 he accepted a position in the Department of Biochemistry at Western University. Dr. Rossiter was accompanied by his wife, Dr. Helen M. Rossiter, a physician and instructor in the Department of Anesthesia at Western. Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies from 1965 to 1969, Dr. Rossiter also held the position of Vice President and Provost of the University from 1968 to 1974.

Dr. Rossiter died in 1976.