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Dentist

Gunnar E. Carlsson was Swedish dentist. License dentist Medical Board of Sweden, prosthodontist Medical Board of Sweden, specialist in temporomandibular disorders Medical Board of Sweden. Recipient Jerome M. and Dorothy Schweitzer Research award, Greater New York Academy Prosthodontics, 1999, Miller prize, Swedish Dental Society, 2000, Elmer S. Best Memorial award, Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2003, Acta Odont Scand award, 2010.

Background

Carlsson, Gunnar E. was born on August 8, 1930 in Umeå, Sweden. Son of Helmer and Karin Carlsson.

Education

Licentiate Dental Surgery, Royal Dental School, Stockholm, 1954. Odont Dr, Doctor of Philosophy, Umeå University, 1967. DrOdont, Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Oslo, Norway, 1994.

Dr Dent, Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Thessaloniki, Greece, 2000. Dr Dent, Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Athens, Greece, 2009.

Career

Professor in stomatognathic physiology Göteborg University, Sweden, 1969—1985, professor in prosthetic dentistry, 1985—1995, professor emeritus, since 1996. Dean faculty odontology Göteborg University, 1974—1977, 1987—1990. Editor-in-chief Acta Odontologica Scandinavia, Sweden, 1991—1997.

Editor-in-chief international journal prosthodontics Quintessence Public Co, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois, 1997—2004.

Achievements

  • License dentist Medical Board of Sweden, prosthodontist Medical Board of Sweden, specialist in temporomandibular disorders Medical Board of Sweden.

Membership

Co-president International College Prosthodontists, 1998—1999. Fellow: Royal College Surgeons England. Member: International Association Dental Research (life Science award 1975).

Connections

Married Anita L. Wedel, June 20, 1941. Married Erika Firley, December 20, 1954 (divorced 1968). Children: Johan M., Anders.

father:
Helmer Carlsson

mother:
Karin Carlsson

spouses:
Anita L. Wedel

Erika Firley

children:
Johan M. Carlsson

Anders Carlsson