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Lois Vatne Svoboda

Lois Vatne Svoboda, American medical family therapist, physician. Member American Medical Association, Christian Medical Society.

Background

  • Svoboda, Lois Vatne was born on October 16, 1939 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Nils Eriksen and Naomi (Johnsen) Vatne.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Evangel College, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, University Chicago, 1966. Certified marriage and family therapy, The Menninger Foundation, 1984.

    Career

    • Intern St. Francis Hospital, Evanston, Illinois, 1966-1967. Emergency room physician Victory Memorial Hospital, Waukegan, 1967-1968. General practitioner Olmstead Medical Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1968-1971.

      General practitioner, family physician West Virginia University Student Health, Morgantown, 1977-1981. Family physician, medical family therapist Family Physicians, Wichita, 1981-1984, Wichita Clinic, 1984-1996. Medical family therapist Hospital Corporation of America Columbia, Wichita, since 1996.

      Clinical associate professor family medicine West Virginia University, 1972-1981. Adjunct faculty Friends University, Wichita, 1990, 92. Medical director Hospice of Wichita, 1985-1990.

    Membership

    Member American Medical Association, Christian Medical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, travel, reading, gardening, grandchildren.

    Connections

    • Married William Bancroft Svoboda, December 22, 1962. Children: Karen, Rose, Heather, David.
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    Born October 16, 1939