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educator , Transplant immunologist

Gilman Normand Tardif, American Transplant immunologist, educator. Recipient Achievement award Life Link Foundation, 1989.


Tardif, Gilman Normand was born on February 25, 1947 in Van Buren, Maine, United States. Son of Alderic Hector and Celenie Martha (Cyr) Tardif.


Bachelor of Science in Biology magna cum laude, Massachusetts State College, Fitchburg, 1970; Master of Science in Genetics, Western Illinois U., 1974; postgraduate, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1975-1980.


Teacher biology, Grafton (Massachusetts) High School, 1970-1971; technical director, Life Link Foundation, Tampa, Florida, 1980-1989; assistant director, Immunological Association Denver, since 1989. Technical advisor Southeastern Organ Procurement Foundation, Richmond, Virginia, since 1983. Consultant Biotest Corporation, Denville, New Jersey, 1987-1992, Astroscan Ltd., West Indies, 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Immunology Reference Manual, 1987, 93. Author: (chapters) Immunology Technical Manual, 1987, 90, 93. Inventor single color fluorescent class II typing.

      Appointed member Editl. Advisory Board for Advance (national medical laboratory public for laboratory scientists), since 1995.


Elder Messiah Lutheran Congregation, Tampa, 1988, Sunday school teacher, 1989. President All Saints Lutheran Congregation, Tampa, 1986. Stewardship committee The Shepherd on the Hill Lutheran Church, Denver, 1992-1994.

Chairman ROP tray and technical workshop committees South-Eastern Procurement Foundation. Member American Association Blood Banks, United Network of Organ Sharing, American Society.for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (councilor 1988-1991, councilor at large 1989-1990), American Board for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (treasurer since 1990, chairman examnination and self-assessment program committees member continuing certified committee, outstanding clinical scientist award, 1993), Lone Tree Golfers Club, Lambda Phi Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, chess, reading, hiking.


Married Cathy Ellen Bernthal, October 25, 1980. Children: Timothy Christopher, Kristina Catherine.

Alderic Hector Tardif

Celenie Martha (Cyr) Tardif

Cathy Ellen Bernthal

Timothy Christopher Tardif

Kristina Catherine Tardif