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Stanislaw Berger

Stanislaw Berger, Polish nutritionist, educator. Rockefeller fellow Cornell University, 1957-1958.

Background

  • Berger, Stanislaw was born on September 13, 1923 in Lublin, Poland. Son of Adam and Zofia (Stepien) Berger.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Agriculture, Lublin University, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, Lublin University, 1951. Doctor of Science, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1961.

      Honorary Doctor, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1995.

    Career

    • Assistant Lublin University, 1946-1949. Research worker Warsaw Public Health Institute, 1950-1957. Member faculty Warsaw Agricultural University, since 1954, founder, director Human Nutrition Institute, 1959-1980, professor food. science and nutrition, since 1966, 1st dean Faculty Human Nutrition and Rural Home Economics, 1977-1984.

      Staff Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1967-1971. Nutrition expert, adviser Food and Agriculture Organization, World Health Organization, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNU. Member various government science commissions and councils.

      Visiting professor various countries. President Polish Association United Nations Systems Experts, 1992-1996.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional publications. Chief editor Food Industry Monthly, 1972-1978. Co-editor various science journals.

    Membership

    Co-founder, council chairman Milk for Schools, Milk for Health Foundation, Poland, since 2000. Served as under-officer Polish Army, 1944-1945, prisoner of war (severely wounded). Fellow Royal Society Medicine (United Kingdom).

    Member Food Engineers Association Poland (vice president, director since 1952), Polish Bio-chemical Society, The Nutrition Society, International Union Nutritional Sciences (council, vice president), Polish Society Nutritional Sciences (1st president 1980-1988, honorary president since 1988), Federal European Nutrition Society (president 1987-1991), Polish Academy of Sciences (president human nutrition committee since 1978), European Academy Nutritional Sciences, Society Nutrition Education, Polono-Swiss Society (president 1984).

    Connections

    • Married Hanna Stankiewicz, April 27, 1959. Children: Agnes, Christopher, Martin.
    • father: Adam Berger
    • mother: Zofia (Stepien) Berger
    • spouse: Hanna Stankiewicz
    • children: Agnes Berger
    • Christopher Berger
    • Martin Berger
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    Born September 13, 1923
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    • 1949
      Lublin University
    • 1951
      Lublin University
    • 1961
      Warsaw Agricultural University
    • 1995
      Warsaw Agricultural University
    • 1946 - 1949
      Assistant, Lublin University
    • 1950 - 1957
      research worker, Warsaw Public Health Institute
    • 1954
      member, faculty Warsaw Agricultural University
    • 1977 - 1984
      member, faculty Warsaw Agricultural University
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