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Kjell Sören Asplund

Kjell Sören Asplund, Swedish medical educator, researcher. Recipient Thuréus prize Swedish Society Medicine, 1995. Expert, Parliamental Committee on Priorities in Swedish Health Care, 1992-1995.

Background

  • Asplund, Kjell Sören was born on February 21, 1943 in Umeå, Sweden. Son of Harry and Ester (Emsing) Asplund.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1972. Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1974.

    Career

    • Resident Säffle (Sweden) Hospital, 1973-1974. Research fellow Northwestern University, Chicago, 1974-1975. Resident University Hospital, Umeå, 1976-1981, senior lecturer, 1981-1994, professor medicine, since 1994.

      Chairman European Stroke Council, 1994-1996, World Health Organization Monica Stroke Group, since 1994, Swedish Council for Technology Assessment in Health Care, since 1996. Vice dean faculty medicine Umeå University, since 1996.

    Membership

    Expert, Parliamental Committee on Priorities in Swedish Health Care, 1992-1995.

    Connections

    • Married Britta Bergqvist, September 19, 1970. Children: Pär, Lotta, Jon, Hanna, Emma.
    • father: Harry Asplund
    • mother: Ester (Emsing) Asplund
    • spouse: Britta Bergqvist
    • children: Pär Asplund
    • Lotta Asplund
    • Jon Asplund
    • Hanna Asplund
    • Emma Asplund
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    Born February 21, 1943
    (age 74)
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    • 1972
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1974
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1973 - 1974
      Resident, S+nffle (Sweden) Hospital
    • 1974 - 1975
      research fellow, Northwestern University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1981
      resident, University Hospital
      Umeå, Vasterbottens Lan, Sweden

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