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NILS ROBERT Bergquist

consultant

Nils Robert Bergquist, Swedish medical consultant. Served with Swedish Navy Reserve Corps, since 1973. Member Swedish Society Medicine, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Background

Bergquist, Nils Robert was born on April 7, 1939 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of Nils Gunnar and Anna (Ekblom) Bergquist.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1974. Certified clinical immunology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1979.

Career

Secretary, Steering Committee(s) on Schistosomiasis, United Nations Development Program/ World Bank/World Health Organization Special Program on Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization since 1985. Medical Officer, Medical Board of the Armed Forces, Sweden, 1985. Senior Physician, Department of Microbiology, Ulleval Hospital, Norway, 1983-1984.

Laboratory Physician, Department of Parasitology, National Bacteriological Laboratory, Sweden, 1976-1983. Director, Armaur Hansen Rch Institute, Ethiopia, 1975-1976. Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States of America, 1971-1972.

Acting Professor & Chairman, Department of Immunology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 1974-1975. Laboratory Physician, Department of Immunology, National Bacteriological Laboratory, 1972-1974 & 1967-1971.

Membership

Served with Swedish Navy Reserve Corps, since 1973. Member Swedish Society Medicine, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

  • Swedish Society Medicine

  • New York Academy Scis.

  • American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tropical medicine, parasitology, schistosomiasis, immunology. Orchid growing, skiing.

Connections

Married Margith Annita Elofsson, May 27, 1966 (divorced November 1992). Children: Nils Rikard Samuel, Anna Vera Vilhelmina. Married Margaret-Anne Eddison, April 10, 1999.

father:
Nils Gunnar Bergquist

mother:
Anna (Ekblom) Bergquist

spouses:
Margith Annita Elofsson

Margaret-Anne Eddison

children:
Nils Rikard Samuel Bergquist

Anna Vera Vilhelmina Bergquist