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Psychiatry educator

Carl-Gerhard Gottfries, Swedish Psychiatry educator. Recipient Lundbeckfondens P.V. Peterson prize, 1993, Prize for Clinical Research, European College Neuropsychopharmacology, 1993, Nordisk Gerolontogisk Forenings "Nordisk gerontologpris, " 1994.

Background

Gottfries, Carl-Gerhard was born on February 9, 1928 in Borrby, Skåne, Sweden. Son of Julius Anders and Ragnhild (Larsson) Gottfries.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy, 1967.

Career

Associate professor, U. Lund, Sweden, 1968-1971; professor psychiatry and head physician, U. Umeå, Sweden, 1971-1977; professor psychiatry, head physician, U. Göteborg and St. Jörgen Hospital, 1977-1992; professor geriatric neuropsychiatry, Institute Neurosci., U. Göteborg and Mölndal Hospital, 1992-1994; professor emeritus, Institute Neurosci., U. Göteborg and Mölndal Hospital, since 1994.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Kerstin Sjöberg. Married Inga Margit Björklund. Children: Kristina, Cecilia, Johan.

father:
Julius Anders Gottfries

mother:
Ragnhild (Larsson) Gottfries

spouses:
Inga Margit Björklund

Kerstin Sjöberg

children:
Johan Gottfries

Cecilia Gottfries

Kristina Gottfries