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consultant , Medical entomologist

Ian Faisal Burgess, British medical entomologist, consultant. Certified dispensing optician, 1978, ski instructor, 1980. Recipient Patrick Buxton prize London School Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1972, Lalcaca prize, 1972. Fellow Royal Entomological Society; member Wolfson College Cambridge (senior ), 1993-2001.


Burgess, Ian Faisal was born on July 2, 1949 in Hitchin, England. Son of Walter George and Eileen Rose (Jones) Burgess.


Bachelor of Science with honors, University College Wales, Aberystwyth, 1969. Master of Science, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medical, 1972. Master of Philosophy, London School Hygiene and Tropical Medical, 1975.


Technology Wellcome Foundation, Beckenham, Kent, England, 1969-1971. Visiting lecturer City College, London, 1972-1975. Optician manager Dolland & Aitchison Ltd., London, Bristol, 1975-1982.

Research associate Medical Entomology Center, Cambridge, England, 1983-1986, director England, 1988—2002, Insect Research & Development Ltd., Cambridge, England, since 2002. Field director volunteer organizations, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1986-1988. Principal Bureau of Land Management Health, Cambridge, since 1983.

Consultant pharmaceutical industry, since 1997, British National Formulary committee, London, since 1992.


  • Certified dispensing optician, 1978, ski instructor, 1980.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor (books) The Challenge of Dermatoepidemiology, 1997, The Dermatopharmacology of Topical Preparations, 1999, (annual serial) Advances in Parasitology, 1994, 95, Clinical Evidence, since 1999, Traveller's Health, 2002, Evidence Based Dermatology, 2003. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow Royal Entomological Society. Member Wolfson College Cambridge (senior ), 1993-2001.


  • Other Interests

    Collecting alpine and succulent plants.


Married Nazma Akhter Khan, October 7, 1987. Children: Mark Nadim, Adam Muslem George, Callum Ismail.

Walter George Burgess

Eileen Rose (Jones) Burgess

Nazma Akhter Khan

Mark Nadim Burgess

Adam Muslem George Burgess

Callum Ismail Burgess