Title: Facility Historian
Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Garth Anderson, facility historian at the University of Virginia, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the fields of history and architecture.
With almost five decades of experience to his credit, Mr. Anderson has excelled in the field of education, specializing in cultural and architectural history. Since 1996, he has operated as a facility historian at the University of Virginia (UVA), where he works alongside other faculty members to create coursework for students and serves in the university president’s commission for various socio-cultural topics. He originally joined UVA in 1984, working as a supervisor in the Blood Bank Clinical Investigation Laboratory until 1996. Mr. Anderson began his career in 1979, working as a developmental technologist for the National Institutes of Health.
Before embarking on his vocational journey, Mr. Anderson pursued his own education at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in medical biology in 1975. Well regarded for his significant contributions as a historian, he has been honored with several accolades, including an Outstanding Contribution Award from the University of Virginia in 2008 and a Special Contribution Award from the Veterans Affairs Hospital in 1983. Accounting for his many achievements, Mr. Anderson attributes much of his success to his willingness to speak out regarding important subjects, as well as his ability to answer questions. To wit, he is notably proud of the work he has accomplished throughout his career, especially during his time with UVA. In the near future, Mr. Anderson intends to retire, and he hopes to subsequently engage in more watercolor painting and leatherwork.
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