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Sigrid Ellen Swick, American ophthalmic nurse. Registered Nurse New York, certified occupational health nurse, Registered Nurse in Ophthalmology. Scholar Regents scholarship, 1956, Regents scholarship for advanced study, 1962.


Swick, Sigrid Ellen was born on May 31, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Alfred Ernst-Georg and Johanna Elfrieda (Weyand) Tonjes.


Bachelor of Science, Hunter College, 1960.


Visiting nurse, senior nurse preceptor Visiting Nurses Association, Brooklyn, 1960—1967. Delivery room charge nurse Hillcrest Hospital, Queens, 1967—1969, per diem nursing supervisor, 1970—1975. Department store nurse Orbachs Queens Center Mall, 1976—1978.

Medical officer New York Public Library., New York City, 1978—1989. Ophthalmic nurse St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Centers, 1989—2002.


CPR instructor American Red Cross, New York City, 1984—1989. Active Church on the Mountain, Hewitt, New Jersey, since 1982. Member of American Society Ophthalmic RNs (treasurer New York City chapter since 1994, prize for national certified board questions 1996), Hunter College Nurses Alumni Organization (nominating committee 1990-1992, founding member).


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, hiking, crafts, counted cross stitch, travel.


Married Edward Robert Swick, June 25, 1960 (divorced 1998). Children: Thorsten, Sigrid.