Dr. Fenger inductee for Greater Huntington Wall of Fame | Herald-Dispatch

City of Huntington to recognize 2011 Wall of Fame inductees

August 10, 2011 @ 12:00 AM,  The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — The City of Huntington Foundation has announced its 2011 inductees for the Greater Huntington Wall of Fame.

The inductees are: Thomas J. Bell; Terry W. Fenger, Ph.D..; Maxine Kitchen Loudermilk; Robert E. “Bob” Tweel; and Ron E. Smith…

TERRY W. FENGER, Ph.D..: Fenger was born and raised in northern Illinois, and attended Northern Illinois University Dekalb, Ill., and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he received his doctorate in microbiology in 1976. He conducted post-doctoral research on the replication of measles virus and herpes virus infection of the eye. When that work was complete, he accepted a position of assistant professor of microbiology at Marshall University. Fenger was involved in the establishment of the Marshall University Forensic Science Center through his work with the West Virginia State Police Crime Laboratory. After Fenger’s work in the Glen Dale Woodall case, where a man was acquitted of rape through DNA evidence, the professor developed graduate level courts to workers in the crime lab. That program has since grown into a highly successful educational, research and service center that addressed the need of the national forensic science community and brings recognition and economic benefits to Marshall University and Huntington…

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