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Ulf S. Rydberg

Ulf S. Rydberg, Swedish psychiatrist, educator. Medical diplomate, Sweden. Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Society Medical Sciences, Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum, International Society for biomedical Research on Alcoholism, World Psychiatric Association (secretary alcohol and drug section 1988-1995, vice chairman 1995-1999).

Background

  • Rydberg, Ulf S. was born on September 9, 1940 in Stockholm. Son of Sixten G. and R. Vera (Andersson) Rydberg.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1972.

    Career

    • Research assistant department alcohol research Karolinska Institute, 1960-1969, vice chairman, 1969-1978. Fellow alcohol research Swedish Medical Research Council, 1969-1972. Resident Clinic Alcohol Diseases, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1972-1978.

      Head drug and alcohol dependence unit Psychiatric Clinic, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden, 1978-1987. Professor clinical alcohol and drug addiction research Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1987—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005. Medical expert Committee on Alcohol Policy, Swedish State.

      Department Treasury, 1970-1974, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 1980-1981, State Commission on Narcotics, State Department Social Affairs, 1982-1984. Member science board National Board Health and Social Welfare, Stockholm, 1983-1996. Member advisory panel alcohol and dependence-producing drugs World Health Organization, 1985-2003.

    Major achievements

    • Medical diplomate, Sweden.

    Membership

    Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Society Medical Sciences, Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum, International Society for biomedical Research on Alcoholism, World Psychiatric Association (secretary alcohol and drug section 1988-1995, vice chairman 1995-1999).

    Connections

    • Married Inga E. Fahlstrom, August 21, 1976. 1 son, U Marcus.
    • father: Sixten G. Rydberg
    • mother: R. Vera (Andersson) Rydberg
    • spouse: Inga E. Fahlstrom
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    Born September 9, 1940
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    • 1961
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1968
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1972
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1969 - 1972
      fellow, alcohol research Swedish Medical Research Council
    • 1972 - 1978
      resident, Clinic Alcohol Diseases
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1978 - 1987
      head, drug and alcohol dependence unit Psychiatric Clinic
      Sweden
    • 1987 - 2005
      professor, clinical alcohol and drug addiction research Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
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