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Anders Gerhard Eklund

Anders Gerhard Eklund, Swedish medical educator, researcher. Member American College of Chest Physicians (governor 1988-1996, regent since 1996), Scandinavian Sarcoidosis Association (secretary since 1992), World Association on Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders (board governors since 1991).

Background

  • Eklund, Anders Gerhard was born on February 22, 1946 in Stockholm. Son of Sigvard Arne and Anna Greta Eklund.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1986.

    Career

    • Intern and resident Sundsvall and Boden General Hospital, Umeå University Hospital, 1972-1979. Associate professor pulmonary medicine Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1987. Visiting researcher Gesellschaft für Strahlen-und Umveltforschung, Munich, 1979-1980, University Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, 1993, Kyoto (Japan) University, 1993-1994.

      Consultant Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, since 1988. Deputy chairman department medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1993.

    Membership

    Member American College of Chest Physicians (governor 1988-1996, regent since 1996), Scandinavian Sarcoidosis Association (secretary since 1992), World Association on Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders (board governors since 1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing.

    Connections

    • Married Lena Birgitta Wahlström, July 13, 1968. Children: Mattias, Cecilia, Bjorn.
    • father: Sigvard Arne
    • mother: Anna Greta Eklund
    • spouse: Lena Birgitta Wahlström
    • children: Mattias Eklund
    • Cecilia Eklund
    • Bjorn Eklund
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    Born February 22, 1946
    (age 71)
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    • 1972
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1986
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1972 - 1979
      Intern, and resident Sundsvall and Boden General Hospital
    • 1987
      associate, professor pulmonary medicine Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden