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ophthalmology educator

Björn Mortimer Tengroth was Swedish ophthalmology educator. Fellow Royal Academy Engineering, 1981; honorary fellow Stockholm Medical Student Society, 1984, Royal Academy Honorary Fellow Science, 1991; fellow Swedish Opthalmology Society, 1997. Liberal Party, Danderyd, 1995; Colonel Medical Officer, Swedish Army, since 1973. Member International Council Opthalmology, Academy Ophthalmology International, Rotary.

Background

Tengroth, Björn Mortimer was born on December 20, 1931 in Stockholm. Son of Sten and Margot Helena (Kaplan) Tengroth.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1960.

Career

Assistant professor University Göteborg, 1961-1967, associate professor, 1967-1974, acting full professor ophthalmology, 1969-1974. Professor, chairman department opthalomology Karol Institute, Stockholm, 1974-1997. President International Society Ergophalmology 1978-1990.

(chief New Eye Clinic, Stockholm since 1997). Lecturer in field.

Membership

Liberal Party, Danderyd, 1995. Colonel Medical Officer, Swedish Army, since 1973. Member International Council Opthalmology, Academy Ophthalmology International, Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Filately, golf, fishing.

Connections

Married Ingrid Anderson, August 11, 1955 (divorced 1976). Married Eva Maria Östberg, March 11, 1977. Children: Ulrika, Ulf, Magdalena.

father:
Sten Tengroth

mother:
Margot Helena (Kaplan) Tengroth

spouses:
Ingrid Anderson

Eva Maria Östberg

children:
Ulrika Tengroth

Ulf Tengroth

Magdalena Tengroth