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Anders Gerhard Eklund

researcher , medical educator

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).

Interests

  • Other 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