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Jan-Inge Henter

Jan-Inge Henter, Swedish pediatrician. Medical diplomate. Board directors Swedish Physicians for the Environment, 1991—1995; Member Swedish Medical Association, Nordic Organization Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, International Society Pediatric Oncology, International Histiocyte Society (science committee 1992-1998), Histiocyte Society (board directors 1995—2008, president, 2004-2007), ICORD (president 2007-2008).

Background

  • Henter, Jan-Inge was born on August 28, 1953 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Edgar and Berit (Larsson) Henter.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1990.

    Career

    • Intern various hospitals, Uppsala and Enköping, 1980-1982. Resident St. Göran's Children's Hospital, Stockholm, 1982-1986, staff physician, 1987-1990. Chief hematology department pediatric hematology and oncology Karolinska Hospital, 1990—2004.

      Associate professor pediatrics Karolinska Institute, 1993—2004, 1993—2004, professor clinical pediatrics oncology, since 2004. Consultant Karolinska University Hospital, since 2004, head research development & education, division pediatrics, since 2008. Chairman International Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Study Group, New Jersey, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Medical diplomate.

    Membership

    Board directors Swedish Physicians for the Environment, 1991—1995. Member Swedish Medical Association, Nordic Organization Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, International Society Pediatric Oncology, International Histiocyte Society (science committee 1992-1998), Histiocyte Society (board directors 1995—2008, president, 2004-2007), ICORD (president 2007-2008).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, out-door activities, journeys.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Axelsson, October 5, 1979. Children: Gustav, Viking.
    • father: Edgar Henter
    • mother: Berit (Larsson) Henter
    • spouse: Maria Axelsson
    • children: Gustav Henter
    • Viking Henter
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    Born August 28, 1953
    (age 64)
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    • 1980
      Uppsala University
    • 1990
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1980 - 1982
      Intern, various hospitals
    • 1982 - 1986
      resident, St. G+
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1990 - 2004
      chief hematology department pediatric hematology and oncology Karolinska Hospital
    • 2008
      consultant, Karolinska University Hospital
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