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Oddvar Fossum

Oddvar Fossum, Norwegian veterinarian. Achievements include development of Swedish salmonella control program and housing of laying hens; research in diseases in laying hens in different housing systems.

Background

  • Fossum, Oddvar was born on November 24, 1945 in Moss, Norway. Son of Bjarne and Louise Marie Fossum.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Science, Norwegian Veterinary College, Oslo, 1972.

    Career

    • Scientific assistant National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, since 1975, assistant state veterinary Uppsala, Sweden, since 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of Swedish salmonella control program and housing of laying hens. Research in diseases in laying hens in different housing systems.

    Connections

    • Married Caroline Louise Johansson, August 18, 1981. 1 child Louise.
    • father: Bjarne Fossum
    • mother: Louise Marie Fossum
    • spouse: Caroline Louise Johansson
    • child: Louise Fossum
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    Born November 24, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1972
      Norwegian Veterinary College
    • 1975
      Science assistant, National Veterinary Institute
      Oslo, Norway, Norway