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Roger J. Thibert, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Thibert has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of chemistry and higher education

He has authored and co-authored several peer reviewed articles and was a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Chemistry, Mikrochimica Acta, the Canadian Journal of Biochemistry and Clinical Chemistry.

    WINDSOR, ON, May 09, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Roger J. Thibert, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Thibert celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Professor emeritus Dr. Thibert was a member of the faculty at the University of Windsor in Canada for 41 years. During his tenure, he taught chemistry, served as the director of clinical chemistry, and spent several years as the associate dean of arts and sciences. He formerly served on the medical staff and served as the associate director of the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory at Detroit Receiving Hospital and taught as a professor of pathology at Wayne State University for more than 20 years. Dr. Thibert also served as a consultant in medical biochemistry at Medical Laboratories in Windsor from 1995 to 2000 and was the Scientific Director for the laboratory from 2000 to 2005.

Dr. Thibert developed various courses and programs in chemistry and biochemistry for both undergraduate and graduate levels during his tenure at the University of Windsor. He also organized the clinical chemistry program at the Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, and postdoctoral levels and served on the teaching awards committee in an effort to select the top teacher every year. Furthermore, he was instrumental in helping to establish the clinical biochemistry program at Wayne State University's School of Medicine. Responsible for training 25 Ph.D. students, eight postdoctoral fellows, and 35 master's students and having taught close to 10,000 students during his career, many of Dr. Thibert's former students have gone on to become successful professors and doctors, including one young woman who became the CEO of the largest clinical laboratory in Canada.

Maintaining various research interests, including the diagnostic procedures for evaluation of fetal lung maturity, new methods for the determination of sulfur-containing amino acids, toxicology, alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes and trace-metal analysis during his career, Dr. Thibert has authored and co-authored several peer reviewed articles as a result and was a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Chemistry, Mikrochimica Acta, the Canadian Journal of Biochemistry and Clinical Chemistry.

Dr. Thibert first earned an undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario, master's degree at the University of Detroit and Doctor of Philosophy at Wayne State University. He also received further training by taking various courses at the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies. A diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemists, where he also served on the board of directors, he also became certified by the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Canadian Academy Clinical Biochemistry, a longstanding member of numerous other organizations, such as the American Chemical Society, the Chemical Institute of Canada and the Ontario Society of Clinical Chemists, and former chairman and member of the postdoctoral committee of the Ontario Society of Clinical Chemists for many years.

Honored many times for his work, Dr. Thibert was a longtime Chemical Institute Canadian fellow beginning in 1968 and National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry fellow since 1978, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council grantee, recipient of a Union Carbide Award for Chemical Education by The Chemical Institute of Canada in 1978 for his development of clinical chemistry programs in a chemistry department, and recipient of an American Association of Clinical Chemistry Award for Outstanding Efforts in Education and Training in 1980, which was sponsored by SmithKline Clinical Laboratories. In 2004, Dr. Thibert also received an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Windsor. Married to his wife Audrey Wissler since 1954 with two children and two grandchildren, he has since received a Volunteer Service Award by the Province of Ontario in March 2017. He has been highlighted in more than 30 editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineer and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Roger J. Thibert, Ph.D., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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