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Pediatrics educator , child neurology consultant

Bengt Arthur Hagberg, Swedish pediatrics educator, child neurology consultant. Achievements include research in pediatric neurology, neurometabolic disease, handicap epidemiology, hematology, general pediatrics and care load, cerebral palsy, mental retardation and progressive brain disorder, Rett Syndrome.

Background

Hagberg, Bengt Arthur was born on August 9, 1923 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Eric and Gulli (Zachau) Hagberg.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala University, 1950.

Career

Resident in pediatrics, Uppsala, Sweden, 1950-1953. Resident in internal medicine Malmö, Sweden, 1954-1956. Resident in neurology Gothenburg, Lund, Uppsala, Sweden, 1954-1956.

Assistant professor pediatrics Uppsala, 1960-1964. Researcher in pediatrics neurology Swedish Medical Research Council, 1964-1967. Professor pediatrics neurology Uppsala University, 1967-1971.

Professor pediatrics University Gothenburg, since 1971, chairman Institution Pediatricians II, 1971-1990. Administrative head Childrens Hospital, Gothenburg, 1973-1981, 84-87. Professor emeritus, consultant child neurologist Queen Silvia Childrens Hospital, since 1990.

Head administrative block for pediatrics, pediatrics surgery, child psychiatry and child health City of Gothenburg, 1978-1981. Science advisor Swedish Social Council, 1980s. Participant expert commissions for small and less well known disorders and handicapped groups, 1990s.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in pediatric neurology, neurometabolic disease, handicap epidemiology, hematology, general pediatrics and care load, cerebral palsy, mental retardation and progressive brain disorder, Rett Syndrome.

Membership

Member British Paediatric Neurology Association (honorary), Association Neuropådiatrie (Germany), International Child Neurology Association, European Paediatric Neurology Association.

Connections

Married Gudrun Wranne, January 18, 1947. Children: Gunilla, Barbro, Hans and Lars (twins), Kerstin.

father:
Eric Hagberg

mother:
Gulli (Zachau) Hagberg

spouse:
Gudrun Wranne

children:
Gunilla Hagberg

Barbro Hagberg

Hans and Lars Hagberg (twins)

Kerstin Hagberg