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Frank Nicholas Konstantinides

Frank Nicholas Konstantinides, American surgical and clinical nutrition researcher. Achievements include patent pending for Fluorometric Centrifugal Analysis of Amino Acid Concentration in Blood. Named Prosemaster-Toastmaster of the Year Prosemaster-Toastmasters Club, St. Paul, 1987.


  • Konstantinides, Frank Nicholas was born on August 24, 1950 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George Harold and Elsie (Hallien) Konstantinides.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Waynesburg College, 1975. Master of Science, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1988.


    • Medical technologist Buffalo General Hospital, 1972-1979. Research associate New York State University Cardiac Output Laboratory, Buffalo, 1974-1981. Technical director Buffalo General-Metabolic Research, 1979-1981.

      Director surgical metabolic research laboratory St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center, since 1981, director amino acid resource laboratory, since 1987, director surgical research laboratory, since 1989. Research associate department surgery University Minnesota, since 1990, clinical assistant professor department pharmacy, since 1991. Consultant Antek Instruments, Inc., Houston, Sandoz Nutrition, Minneapolis, Baxter-Travenol Laboratories, Inc., Deerfield, Illinois.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patent pending for Fluorometric Centrifugal Analysis of Amino Acid Concentration in Blood.


    • Contributor articles to Clinical Chemistry, Journal Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.


    Party affiliation: orthodox.


    Denomination: Christian Orthodox


    Student volunteer intern coordinator St. Paul Academy-Summit School. Student career exploration sponsor Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota. Member American Society Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition, American Association Clinical Chemistry, American College Nutrition.


    • Married Nancy Nuwer, June 18, 1983. Children: George Nicholas, Michael Nuwer, Peter Donald.
    • father: George Harold Konstantinides
    • mother: Elsie (Hallien) Konstantinides
    • spouse: Nancy Nuwer
    • children: George Nicholas Konstantinides
    • Michael Nuwer Konstantinides
    • Peter Donald Konstantinides
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    Born August 24, 1950
    (age 67)