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hospital administrator , physician

Robert Gordon Niven, Canadian hospital administrator, physician. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Recipient Senior Executive Service Performance award Department of Health and Human Services, 1984. Member American Academy Medical Directors, Association for Medical and Research in Substance Abuse (vice president 1980-1981, president 1982-1983).

Background

Niven, Robert Gordon was born on January 3, 1944 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Came to the United States, 1970.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, University Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1969.

Career

Intern, then resident in psychiatry Mayo Clinic, 1970-1974, Instructor psychiatry Rochester, Minnesota, 1974-1977, director adolescent drug abuse, 1980-1983, also consultant, 1974-1983. Assistant professor psychiatry, coordinator alcohol-drug program Mayo Medical School, 1977-1983. Director National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.

Membership

Member American Academy Medical Directors, Association for Medical and Research in Substance Abuse (vice president 1980-1981, president 1982-1983).

Connections

Married Sheryl Heather Johnston, July 3, 1965. Children– Darcy, Erin, Patrick.

spouse:
Sheryl Heather Johnston

child:
Darcy Niven

child:
Erin Niven

child:
Patrick Niven