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Medical researcher

Anders Gunnar Eklund, Swedish Medical researcher.

Background

Eklund, Anders Gunnar was born on October 10, 1923 in Upsala, Sweden. Son of Gustav Joel and Frida Victoria Eklund.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Upsala, 1959. Doctor of Odontology (honorary), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973.

Career

Teacher, assistant, U. Upsala, 1949-1959; docent, assistant professor, U. Upsala, 1959-1965; director, Laboratory Forensic Science, Solna, Sweden, 1966-1967; lecturer, U. Stockholm, 1967-1977; professor, Nordic School Public Health, Gothenbourgh, Sweden, 1978-1981; professor, Karolinska Institute, 1981-1990; general research adviser, supervisor, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, since 1991. Science advisor National Board Health and Welfare, Stockholm, 1967-1988. Chairman epidemiological group Cancer Foundation Sweden, Stockholm, 1986-1990.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: chess.

Connections

Married Hjordis Margareta Knutson, January 30, 1956. Children: Erik, Holger, Rolf, Susanna.

father:
Gustav Joel

mother:
Frida Victoria Eklund

spouse:
Hjordis Margareta Knutson

children:
Susanna Eklund

Rolf Eklund

Holger Eklund

Erik Eklund