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educator , Pediatrician

Birgitta Strandvik, Swedish pediatrician, educator. Specialist in pediatrics, 1974.

Background

Strandvik, Birgitta was born on October 6, 1938 in Stockholm. Daughter of Sven Oscar and Astrid Linnea (Johansson) Ericson.

Education

B.Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1959. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973.

Career

Resident in pediatrics Karolinska Institute/St. Gorans Hospital, Stockholm, 1965-1968, resident department clinical chemistry, 1968-1972, resident in pediatrics, 1972-1974. Senior lecturer Karolinska Institute/Huddinge University Hospital, 1974-1990. Professor pediatrics Gothenburg (Sweden) University, since 1989.

Founder, head Stockholm Cystic Fibrosis Center, 1970-1990, Goteborg Cystic Fibrosis Center, since 1992. Head gastrointestinal unit Children's Hospital, Huddinge University Hospital, 1974-1990. Board directors Science Medical Advisory council International Cystic Fibrosis (Mucoviscidosis) Association.

Achievements

  • Specialist in pediatrics, 1974.

Membership

Board directors Goteborg University, 1990-1993, pro-vice councellor, 1995-1997. Member European Society Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (president 1989-1992, board directors 1982-1985), New York Academy of Sciences, European Working Group of Cystic Fibrosis (board directors), Swedish Society Medical (daughter of directors 1990-1996, vice president 1998-1999, president since 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, art, literature, nature.

Connections

Married Evert Oscar Strandvik, June 15, 1962 (divorced 1978). Children: Ingemar, Sofia.

father:
Sven Oscar Ericson

mother:
Astrid Linnea (Johansson) Ericson

spouse:
Evert Oscar Strandvik

children:
Ingemar Strandvik

Sofia Strandvik