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consultant , medical examiner

Erik Hampus Edston, Swedish medical examiner, consultant. Member New York Academy Scis., European Academy Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Swedish Society for Health and Human Rights.

Background

Edston, Erik Hampus was born April 25, 1948 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Horace Walter and Ofelia Gunvor (Bengtsson) Edstone.

Education

Bachelor, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, University Linköping, Sweden, 1982; Diplomate in clinical anatomical pathology, forensic medicine.

Career

Junior medical examienr, Linköping, 1975-1982; junior pathologist St. Göran's Hospital, Stockholm, 1985-1988; senior pathologist Sabbatsberg's Hospital, 1989; senior medical examiner, 1990-1993; senior pathologist County Hospital, Jönköping, Sweden, 1993-1994; senior medical examiner Linköping, since 1995; Consultant medical examiner Center for Torture Survivors, Stockholm, since 1993. Co-author: Yearbook, Centre for Torture Survivors, 1993, 97, Traumatized Refugees in Swedish Healthcare, 1994; columnist Runner's World Swedish edition.

Membership

  • New York Academy Scis.

  • European Academy Allergology and Clinical Immunology

  • Swedish Society for Health and Human Rights.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, dogs, ultra-distance running, writing fiction, acting

Connections

father:
Olof

mother:
Gunvor