Rose Beatrice Miller Roitman was born in 1909 in Central Falls, Rhode Island. She earned her AB magna cum laude in 1931 and her AM in 1932. Rose worked as a bacteriologist for the State of New York and for Truesdale Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts. She was the first laboratory volunteer at Rhode Island Hospital and a volunteer at Planned Parenthood. With her husband, Aaron Roitman '30, Rose had one son, James, and two daughters, Deborah and Barbara. She died on July 8, 1991.