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Bjarne K.H. Semb Edit Profile

cardiothoracic surgeon educator

Bjarne K.H. Semb, Norwegian cardiothoracic surgeon educator. Recipient Scandinavian Association thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery award, 1976, Norwegian Cardiological Society award, 1986, University Helsinki Bronze medal, 1985, Nobel Institute Gold Medal, Stockholm, Sweden, 1986. Fellow International Society Cardiovascular Surgery, European Association for Cardiovascular Surgery.

Background

Semb, Bjarne K.H. was born on August 3, 1939 in Namsos, Norway, and died on November 7, 2017 in Røyken, Norway. Son of Arvid S. and Jorunn G. Semb.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Ludwig Maximillian University, Munich, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oslo, Norway, 1972.

Career

Intern, resident Drammen Hospital, Norway, 1964-1966. Research fellow Clinical Transplant Center, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1966-1968, University Oslo, Norway, 1968-1970. Resident General Surgery University Hospital Bergen Norway, 1970-1975.

Resident Cardiothoracic Surgery National Hospital Norway, 1976-1980, assistant professor cardiothoracic surgery, 1980-1983. Professor Karolinska Institute, since 1984.

Membership

Fellow International Society Cardiovascular Surgery, European Association for Cardiovascular Surgery.

Connections

Married Sidsel K. Jakhelln, December 28, 1970. Children: Bjarne, Katharina.

father:
Arvid S.

mother:
Jorunn G. Semb

children:
Bjarne Jakhelln-Semb

Katharina Jakhelln Semb

Kristian Richard Semb