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Lillemor Birgitta Margareta Wachtmeister

Lillemor Birgitta Margareta Wachtmeister, Swedish ophthalmology educator. Fellow Royal Society of Medicine; member Swedish Medical Society, Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Ophthalmol. Association, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, International Society Clinical Electrophysiology in Vision, International Society for Eye Research, Association for Eye Research.

Background

  • Wachtmeister, Lillemor Birgitta Margareta was born on January 15, 1940 in Umea, Sweden. Daughter of Eric Tryggve and Margareta Elsa (Eero) Modig.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1972.

    Career

    • Resident, fellow, senior registrar in ophthalmology Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1967-1973, assistant professor ophthalmology, since 1974. Associate professor ophthalmology Karolinska Institute/Huddinge University Hospital, 1974-1987. Postdoctoral research fellow United States Public Health Service Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976-1977.

      Associate professor ophthalmology Karolinska Institute/Karolinska Hospital, 1987-1993. Professor, chairman ophthalmology Umea U./Norrlands University Hospital, Sweden, since 1993. Guest scientist Institute for Perception, The Netherlands Organization, Soesterberg, Holland, 1983.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Society of Medicine. Member Swedish Medical Society, Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Ophthalmol. Association, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, International Society Clinical Electrophysiology in Vision, International Society for Eye Research, Association for Eye Research.

    Connections

    • Married Carl-Fredrik Gustav Victor Wachtmeister, 1961. Children: Helena Agneta, Margareta.
    • father: Eric Tryggve Modig
    • mother: Margareta Elsa (Eero) Modig
    • spouse: Carl-Fredrik Gustav Victor Wachtmeister
    • children: Helena Agneta Wachtmeister
    • Margareta Wachtmeister
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    Born January 15, 1940
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    • 1966
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1972
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1967 - 1973
      Resident, registrar in ophthalmology Karolinska Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1967 - 1973
      fellow, registrar in ophthalmology Karolinska Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1967 - 1973
      senior, registrar in ophthalmology Karolinska Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1974 - 1987
      associate, professor ophthalmology Karolinska Institute/Huddinge University Hospital
    • 1976 - 1977
      postdoctoral research fellow, United States Public Health Service Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1987 - 1993
      associate, professor ophthalmology Karolinska Institute/Karolinska Hospital
    • 1993
      professor, ophthalmology Umea U./Norrlands University Hospital
      Sweden
    • 1993
      chairman, ophthalmology Umea U./Norrlands University Hospital
      Sweden
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