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educator , nutritionist

Stanislaw Berger, Polish nutritionist, educator. Rockefeller fellow Cornell University, 1957-1958.


Berger, Stanislaw was born on September 13, 1923 in Lublin, Poland. Son of Adam and Zofia (Stepien) Berger.


Master of Science in Agriculture, Lublin University, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, Lublin University, 1951. Doctor of Science, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1961.

Honorary Doctor, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1995.


Assistant Lublin University, 1946-1949. Research worker Warsaw Public Health Institute, 1950-1957. Member faculty Warsaw Agricultural University, since 1954, founder, director Human Nutrition Institute, 1959-1980, professor food. science and nutrition, since 1966, 1st dean Faculty Human Nutrition and Rural Home Economics, 1977-1984.

Staff Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1967-1971. Nutrition expert, adviser Food and Agriculture Organization, World Health Organization, United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNU. Member various government science commissions and councils.

Visiting professor various countries. President Polish Association United Nations Systems Experts, 1992-1996.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional publications. Chief editor Food Industry Monthly, 1972-1978. Co-editor various science journals.


Co-founder, council chairman Milk for Schools, Milk for Health Foundation, Poland, since 2000. Served as under-officer Polish Army, 1944-1945, prisoner of war (severely wounded). Fellow Royal Society Medicine (United Kingdom).

Member Food Engineers Association Poland (vice president, director since 1952), Polish Bio-chemical Society, The Nutrition Society, International Union Nutritional Sciences (council, vice president), Polish Society Nutritional Sciences (1st president 1980-1988, honorary president since 1988), Federal European Nutrition Society (president 1987-1991), Polish Academy of Sciences (president human nutrition committee since 1978), European Academy Nutritional Sciences, Society Nutrition Education, Polono-Swiss Society (president 1984).


Married Hanna Stankiewicz, April 27, 1959. Children: Agnes, Christopher, Martin.

Adam Berger

Zofia (Stepien) Berger

Hanna Stankiewicz

Agnes Berger

Christopher Berger

Martin Berger