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Magdalena Eriksson

Magdalena Eriksson, medical educator. Certified queen mother of girls and women Ekumfi Edumafa, Central Region, Ghana, 2006. Recipient Prins Bertils Pris award, Sweden-America Foundation, 2002, Geoffrey Roberts award, 2008.

Background

  • Eriksson, Magdalena Daughter of Karl-Erik Elton and Anna Kristina Eriksson.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Columbia University, New York City, 2003. Doctor of Philosophy, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden, 1988. Docent, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden, 1996.

    Career

    • Associate professor Chalmers University, 1999—2002, University Cape Coast School Medical Sciences, Cape Coast, Ghana, since 2008. Science program manager Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, New York City, 2004—2008. Producer intern Science Central, New York City, 2003—2004.

    Major achievements

    • Certified queen mother of girls and women Ekumfi Edumafa, Central Region, Ghana, 2006.

    Membership

    Executive vice president Molecular Frontiers Foundation, Boston, 2006. Chairperson, founder Friends Edumafa, Karlstad, Sweden, 2010. Member of Ghana Science Association, New York Academy of Sciences, Society Professional Journalists.

    Personality

    Interests

    Dance, ballet.

    Connections

    • father: Karl-Erik Elton
    • mother: Anna Kristina Eriksson
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    • 2003
      Columbia University
    • 1988
      Chalmers University
    • 1996
      Chalmers University
    • 1999 - 2002
      Associate, professor Chalmers University
    • 2004 - 2008
      science program manager, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International
    • 2008
      Associate, professor Chalmers University
      Cape Coast, Central, Ghana