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Medical educator

Claes Bengt Hellerström, Swedish medical educator. Recipient Claude Bernard award European Association for Study of Diabetes, 1983; named Woodyatt Memorial lecturer American Diabetes Association, Chicago, 1989, Arnold Lazarow Memorial lecturer University Minnesota, 1990. Lieutenant Swedish Army, 1960-1963. Fellow Academia Europaea, All India Institute of Diabetes, Rotary (president 1981-1982).

Background

Hellerström, Claes Bengt was born on July 22, 1932 in Karlskrona, Blekinge, Sweden. Son of Bengt and Ingegerd (Lannerstierna) Hellerström.

Education

B.Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1955. Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1963.

Career

Assistant professor Uppsala University, 1964-1967, associate professor (senior lecturer), 1967-1983, professor medical cell biology, since 1984, vice dean faculty medicine, 1993-1996. Chairman Diabetes Pregnancy Study Group, Liege, Belgium, 1982-1983.

Membership

Lieutenant Swedish Army, 1960-1963. Fellow Academia Europaea, All India Institute of Diabetes, Rotary (president 1981-1982).

Connections

Married Harriet General Electric Westin, July 15, 1956. Children: Göran, Ulf, Eva.

father:
Bengt Hellerström

mother:
Ingegerd (Lannerstierna) Hellerström

spouse:
Harriet General Electric Westin

children:
Göran Hellerström

Ulf Hellerström

Eva Hellerström