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educator , nephrologist

Erna Elisabet Pettersson, Swedish nephrologist, educator. Diplomate Finnish Board Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Member International Society Nephrology, Europeal Dialysis and Transplant Association, European Society Organ Transplantation, American Society Nephrology.

Background

Pettersson, Erna Elisabet was born on November 29, 1944 in Falun, Sweden. Daughter of Eino Albert and Toini (Alava) Rahka.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, 1983.

Career

Community doctor, Borgå, Finland, 1971. Resident in internal medicine University Helsinki, 1972-1975, resident in nephrology, 1978-1981, consultant in medicine and nephrology, 1981-1986. Research fellow in pathology Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1976-1977.

Consultant, chief physician University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Finnish Board Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

Membership

Member International Society Nephrology, Europeal Dialysis and Transplant Association, European Society Organ Transplantation, American Society Nephrology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Arts, literature, dance.

Connections

Married Ralf Filip Pettersson, May 7, 1971. Children: Patrik, Mikael, Nina.

father:
Eino Albert Rahka

mother:
Toini (Alava) Rahka

spouse:
Ralf Filip Pettersson

children:
Patrik Pettersson

Mikael Pettersson

Nina Pettersson