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educator , Pediatrician , scientist

G. Johnny L. Ludvigsson, Swedish pediatrician, scientist, educator. Recipient Novonordisk Prize, Scand. Society for Study of Diabetes, 1998.


Ludvigsson, G. Johnny L. was born on October 16, 1943 in Kalmar, Sweden. Son of Holger and Iris Ludvigsson.


Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Linköping (Sweden) University, 1976.


Physician Linköping University, 1969-1977, senior physician, 1977-1985, assistant professor, 1977-1985, professor, head physician, since 1985, chairman medical education faculty health science, 1985-1992, vice-dean Faculty Health Sciences, 1997—2003.


Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Dental Association, Swedish Child Diabetes Foundation (founder, chairman), International Society Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (secretary general 1985-1991, prize for outstanding research, education and advocacy in field of diabetes, 2001), International Pediatric Association (member standing committee 1992-1995), Swedish Association Medical Education (chairman 1991-1998), Scand. Society for Study of diabetes, International Diabetes Federation (life), European Association for Study of Diabetes (honorary auditor, 1987-1989), New York Academy of Sciences.


Married Ulla Stensson, July 2, 1966. Children: Jonas, David, Mattias, Mikael, Johanna.

Holger Ludvigsson

Iris Ludvigsson

Ulla Stensson

Jonas Ludvigsson

David Ludvigsson

Mattias Ludvigsson

Mikael Ludvigsson

Johanna Ludvigsson