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Hjalti Thorarinsson

Hjalti Thorarinsson, Icelandic surgeon, educator.

Background

  • Thorarinsson, Hjalti was born on March 23, 1920 in Hjaltabakki, Iceland. Son of Thorarinn and Sigridur (Thorvaldsdottir) Jonsson.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Iceland, 1948.

    Career

    • Surgical training University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1950-1952, University Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, 1952-1954. Consultant thoracic surgeon University Hospital, Reykjavik, 1954-1957, departmental surgeon, 1957-1959, assistant chief surgeon, 1959-1962, chief surgeon, 1963-1972, head department surgery, 1972-1990. Lecturer Faculty Medicine, University Iceland, 1959-1962, assistant professor, 1963-1972, professor surgery, 1972-1990, retired, 1990.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Clubs: Lions (chairman Reykjavik 1969-1970), Grafarholt's Golf, Glaumbaer's Fishing, Badminton.

    Connections

    • Children: Thorarinn, Oddur, Sigridur, Hrolfur, Gunnlaug.
    • father: Thorarinn Jonsson
    • mother: Sigridur (Thorvaldsdottir) Jonsson
    • children: Thorarinn Thorarinsson
    • Oddur Thorarinsson
    • Sigridur Thorarinsson
    • Hrolfur Thorarinsson
    • Gunnlaug Thorarinsson
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    Born March 23, 1920
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