Edward LaRow, Ph.D.
Edward J. LaRow, Ph.D.
B.S. Biology, Siena College (1959)
Sc.D. Albany Medical College (2008)
Ecology and Comparative Anatomy
Edward LaRow's area of research is in the field of Aquatic Ecology/Invertebrate Zoology. His early research dealt with the role of endogenous rhythms in the vertical migration of freshwater plankton. Subsequent work dealing with remineralization rates and productivity of zooplankton was funded by the National Science Foundation as part of the International Biological Program.
Presently he serves as the Director of the Siena/Albany Medical College Program in Science, Humanities and Medicine which is a joint eight-year program leading to the M.D. degree. He also oversees Siena's eight other cooperative programs in medicine, dentistry, optometry and podiatry. He has served as Siena's Health Professions Advisor for over 25 years. In this role he provides information about careers in the health professions and assists students in achieving their career goals.
In the Spring of 2008 Dr. LaRow was awarded an honorary degree from Albany Medical College for his years of service and dedication to the Siena-AMC program. A reception was also held at Albany Medical College in his honor.