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S. Ragnar Norrby

S. Ragnar Norrby, Swedish medical educator. Member International Society Chemotherapy (president 1993-1997, executive committee 1987-2001), Infectious Diseases Society of America, Scandinavian Society Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (president 1984-1987). European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (president-elect 2003-2005, president since 2005).

Background

  • Norrby, S. Ragnar was born on March 29, 1943 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of K. Sven T. and Ina (Odin) Norrby.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, 1970. Doctor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, 1971.

    Career

    • Resident, fellow in clinical virology, Gothenburg, 1964-1970. Resident in internal medicine and surgery and psychiatry Kristinehamn Hospital, Sweden, 1971. Resident, fellow, associate professor in infectious diseases East Hospital, Gothenburg, 1972-1977, 79-80.

      Senior medical director Merck, Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1977-1979. Professor, chairman department infectious diseases UmeƄ (Sweden) University Hospital, 1980-1987, Lund (Sweden) University Hospital, 1988-2000. Director general Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, since 2001.

      Visiting professor Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1994-1995. Chairman board trustees International Vaccine Institute, since 2006.

    Membership

    Member International Society Chemotherapy (president 1993-1997, executive committee 1987-2001), Infectious Diseases Society of America, Scandinavian Society Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (president 1984-1987). European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (president-elect 2003-2005, president since 2005).

    Connections

    • Married E. Ann-Sofie Bengston, May 28, 1966. Children: A. Katarina, Anna University.
    • father: K. Sven T. Norrby
    • mother: Ina (Odin) Norrby
    • spouse: E. Ann-Sofie Bengston
    • children: A. Katarina Norrby
    • Anna University Norrby
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    Born March 29, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1970
      University Gothenburg
    • 1971
      University Gothenburg
    • 1964 - 1970
      Resident, in clinical virology
      Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1964 - 1970
      fellow, in clinical virology
      Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1971
      resident, in internal medicine and surgery and psychiatry Kristinehamn Hospital
      Sweden
    • 1972 - 1977
      resident, professor in infectious diseases East Hospital
      Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1972 - 1977
      fellow, professor in infectious diseases East Hospital
      Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1972 - 1977
      associate, professor in infectious diseases East Hospital
      Gothenburg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1977 - 1979
      senior, medical director Merck
      Rahway, New Jersey, United States
    • 1980 - 1987
      professor, department infectious diseases Ume+N (Sweden) University Hospital
    • 1980 - 1987
      chairman, department infectious diseases Ume+N (Sweden) University Hospital
    • 1988
      professor, department infectious diseases Ume+N (Sweden) University Hospital
    • 1988
      chairman, department infectious diseases Ume+N (Sweden) University Hospital
    • 2001
      director, general Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control
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