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Erik Hampus Edston

Erik Hampus Edston, Swedish medical examiner, consultant. Member New York Academy Scis., European Academy Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Swedish Society for Health and Human Rights.


  • Edston, Erik Hampus was born April 25, 1948 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Horace Walter and Ofelia Gunvor (Bengtsson) Edstone.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, University Linköping, Sweden, 1982; Diplomate in clinical anatomical pathology, forensic medicine.


    • Junior medical examienr, Linköping, 1975-1982; junior pathologist St. Göran's Hospital, Stockholm, 1985-1988; senior pathologist Sabbatsberg's Hospital, 1989; senior medical examiner, 1990-1993; senior pathologist County Hospital, Jönköping, Sweden, 1993-1994; senior medical examiner Linköping, since 1995; Consultant medical examiner Center for Torture Survivors, Stockholm, since 1993. Co-author: Yearbook, Centre for Torture Survivors, 1993, 97, Traumatized Refugees in Swedish Healthcare, 1994; columnist Runner's World Swedish edition.


    • New York Academy Scis.

    • European Academy Allergology and Clinical Immunology

    • Swedish Society for Health and Human Rights.



    Hunting, dogs, ultra-distance running, writing fiction, acting


    • father: Olof
    • mother: Gunvor
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    Born April 25, 1948
    (age 69)
    • 1970
      University Uppsala
    • 1982
      University Linköping
    • 1975 - 1982
      Junior medical examienr
      Linköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden
    • 1985 - 1988
      junior pathologist St. G+
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1989
      senior, pathologist Sabbatsberg's Hospital
    • 1990 - 1993
      senior, medical examiner
    • 1993 - 1994
      senior, pathologist County Hospital
      Jönköping, Jonkopings Lan, Sweden
    • 1995
      senior, medical examiner Link+