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researcher , transfusion medicine specialist

Claes F. Högman, transfusion medicine specialist, researcher. Named Deutsch Gesellschaft Transfusion Landsteiner honorary lecturer, Wurzburg, 1991; recipient Karl Landsteiner Memorial award, American Association Blood Banks, 1986, James Blundell award, British Blood Transfusion Society, Lancaster, England, 1993.

Background

Högman, Claes F. was born on April 1, 1926 in Halmstad, Sweden. Son of Folke G.W. and A.Signe B. (Torpson) Högman.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute Medical School, Stockholm, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1962. Habilitation, Uppsala University, 1988.

Career

Member staff Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, 1950—1956. Assistant professor State Institute Blood Group Serology, 1956—1960. Assistant professor department clinical chemistry Uppsala (Sweden) University Hospital, 1960—1965.

Director University Hospital Blood Center, Uppsala, 1965—1989, professor, chief physician, 1988—1991, professor, science consultant, from 1991. Secretary general 12th Congress International Society Blood Transfusion, Stockholm, 1964.

Membership

Fellow: International Society Blood Transfusion (vice president, president 1969-1978, Presidential award 2006), Royal Society Sciences Uppsala. Member: Swedish Medical Society, Swedish Medical Association.

Connections

Married Anna-Brita Öhman, February 17, 1952. Children: John, Christina, Patrik, Nils, Magareta.

father:
Folke G.W. Högman

mother:
A.Signe B. (Torpson) Högman

spouse:
Anna-Brita Öhman

children:
John Högman

Christina Högman

Patrik Högman

Nils Högman

Magareta Högman