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Richard Duncan Forrest

Richard Duncan Forrest, British, Swedish physician, writer, educator. Diplomate National Board Health and Welfare, Sweden. Member Swedish Medical Association.


  • Forrest, Richard Duncan was born on April 28, 1945 in London. Arrived in Sweden, 1971. Son of John Orchover and Irene (Leanse) Forrest.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, Guy's Hospital, London, 1968. Doctor of Medicine, Guy's Hospital, London, 1987.


    • Consultant physician Center Hospital, Boden, Sweden, 1979-1988, consultant clinical chemist Sweden, 1988-1990. Private practice Luleå, Sweden, since 1990. Chief Executive Officer Forrest Laboratory Service AB, Sweden, 1994-2000.

      Director Center Metabolic Research, 2000—2002. Managing director Forrest Medical Information, 1987-2000.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate National Board Health and Welfare, Sweden.


    Member Swedish Medical Association.



    Rock & roll record and memorabilia collector.


    • Married Riitta Maaret Helena Järventaus. Children: Victoria, Emilia, Mia.
    • father: John Orchover Forrest
    • mother: Irene (Leanse) Forrest
    • spouse: Riitta Maaret Helena Järventaus
    • children: Victoria Forrest
    • Emilia Forrest
    • Mia Forrest
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    Born April 28, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1968
      Bachelor of Science
    • 1987
      Guy's Hospital
    • 2002
      director, Center Metabolic Research
    • 1979 - 1988
      Consultant, physician Center Hospital
      Boden, Norrbottens Lan, Sweden
    • 1990
      private practice, Lule+N
    • 1994
      Chief Executive Officer, Forrest Laboratory Service Bachelor of Arts