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cytologist

Björn Gunnar Stenkvist, Swedish cytologist. Recipient Sairin Mehtari award, Indian Academy Cytology, 1987. Fellow International Academy Cytology; member College American Pathologists, British Society Cytology (Ericha Wachtel award 1987).

Background

Stenkvist, Björn Gunnar was born on March 27, 1934 in Årjäng, Sweden. Son of Gösta C. and Elisabeth S. (Ivarsson) Stenkvist.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, 1966.

Career

Director cytology University Hospital, Uppsala, 1967-1985, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1985. Science advisor Swedish Medical Board, Stockholm, since 1974. Project manager committee on cytology European Economic Community, Brussels, since 1984.

Co-director collaborating center World Health Organization, Geneva, since 1987.

Membership

Fellow International Academy Cytology. Member College American Pathologists, British Society Cytology (Ericha Wachtel award 1987).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Chess, mountain climbing, music.

Connections

Married Elisabeth C. Olding, June 13, 1959. Children: Anna, Dag, Erik.

father:
Gösta C. Stenkvist

mother:
Elisabeth S. (Ivarsson) Stenkvist

spouse:
Elisabeth C. Olding

children:
Anna Stenkvist

Dag Stenkvist

Erik Stenkvist