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Carolyn Cannon-Alfred
Born 1934 (age 86–87)
Tyler, Texas, United States
Nationality American
Citizenship United States
Education University of Toledo
Howard University
Alma mater Georgetown University
Spouse(s) J. Tyrone Alfred

Carolyn Cannon-Alfred (born August 16, 1934 in Tyler, Texas) is an American pharmacologist. She received her bachelor's from the University of Toledo in 1954, her MS from Howard University in 1957. She served as an assistant pharmacologist and instructor of pharmacology at Howard University between 1957 and 1959. She then earned her PhD in pharmacology from Georgetown University in 1961. Following that, she was hired as a Senior Pharmacologist at Riker Laboratories, and in 1962 she took a research associate position at California Riverside Hospital. She received a two-year research grant from the National Heart Institute in 1964, and she moved to University of Southern California School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology.

She and her husband, J. Tyrone Alfred, wrote Medical Handbook for the Layman.

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