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Ove Torring

Ove Torring, Danish, Swedish endocrinologist. Member New York Academy of Sciences (associate), Mayo Alumni Association, American Society Bone Mineral Related Research, Swedish Society Endocrinology, European Thyroid Association, Stockholm Bone Society (chairman, co-founder 1993-1995), Danish Medical Association and Society, Danish Endocrine Society, Danish Bone Society (member science committee, board directors).

Background

  • Torring, Ove was born on February 29, 1948 in Naestved, Denmark. Son of Andreas and Carla (Jensen) Torring.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Arhus University, Denmark, 1974. Doctor Medical Science, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1985.

    Career

    • Associate professor endocrinology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 1992. Intern Southern Hospital, Sweden, 1974-1976, resident in internal medicine Sweden, 1976-1979. Resident in endocrinology Karolinska Hospital, 1979-1983, consultant, 1990-1995.

      Guest scientist Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1987, 89-90. Chief physician, consultant National University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1995-1999. Consultant Research and Development geriats.

      Huddinge (Sweden) University Hospital, 2001. Associate professor Karolinska Institute Department Medicine, Southern Hospital, Sweden, since 2001. Senior research adviser Karobio, Sweden, 1989.

      Chief thyroid section Institution Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1993—1996. Invited lecturer Yale University, Harvard Medical School, 1992, National Center Health Statistics, Washington, 1996. Visiting professor Loma Linda University, California, 1993.

      Chairman organizers science committee of 2nd Baltic Bone Conference, Bornholm, 1997, 3rd Baltic Bone Conference, 1999. Faculty opponent Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Copenhagen University, Aarhus University, Denmark, Oulu University, Helsinki University, Finland, Melbourne University, Australia.

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences (associate), Mayo Alumni Association, American Society Bone Mineral Related Research, Swedish Society Endocrinology, European Thyroid Association, Stockholm Bone Society (chairman, co-founder 1993-1995), Danish Medical Association and Society, Danish Endocrine Society, Danish Bone Society (member science committee, board directors).

    Personality

    Interests

    Jazz trumpet.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Kahr Jensen, October 25, 1969. Children: Anders, Anna Louise.
    • father: Andreas Torring
    • mother: Carla (Jensen) Torring
    • spouse: Ruth Kahr Jensen
    • children: Anders Torring
    • Anna Louise Torring
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    Born February 29, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Arhus University
    • 1985
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1974 - 1976
      intern, Southern Hospital
      Sweden
    • 1987
      guest scientist, Mayo Clinic
      Rochester, New York, United States
    • 1992
      Associate, professor endocrinology Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1995 - 1999
      chief physician, National University Hospital
      Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
    • 1995 - 1999
      consultant, National University Hospital
      Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
    • 2001
      associate, professor Karolinska Institute Department Medicine
      Sweden
    • 2001
      consultant, Research and Development geriats. Huddinge (Sweden) University Hospital
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