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physician , clinical physiology educator

Gunnar Olof Fredrik Ström, Swedish physician, clinical physiology educator. Certified clinical physiology specialist. Recipient Educational award American Medical Association, Chicago, 1978.

Background

Ström, Gunnar Olof Fredrik was born on July 12, 1922 in Malmö, Sweden. Son of Vilhelm K.J. and Agda (Schubert) Ström.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden, 1947. Division of Medical Sciences, Lund University, Sweden, 1950.

Career

Amanuensis in biochemistry, physiology and pathology Lund University, 1943-1949. Research associate physiology University College, London, 1952. Research associate neurophysiology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1950-1951, reader pharmacology, 1953, registrar clinical physiology, 1953-1956, assistant professor, 1956-1959.

Professor University Hosp, Uppsala, Sweden, 1959-1988, emeritus professor, since 1988. Visiting professor Medical School, University Colorado, Denver, 1973. Committee chairman National Board Postgraduate Medical Education, Sweden, 1969-1977.

Member medicine and health care delegate National Board Universities, Sweden, 1977-1983.

Achievements

  • Certified clinical physiology specialist.

Membership

Captain, flight surgeon Swedish Air Force, 1955-1970. Fellow Royal College Physicians Education. Member International Academy Astronautics, International College Chest Physicians, Association Medical Education in Europe (president 1986-1990), Uppsala Academy Arts and Sciences (vice president 1975-1978), Uppsala Society Sciences, Swedish Society Behavioral Medicine (president 1991-1994), Swedish Society Psychosomat.

Medicine (president 1994-1996), Finnish Society Clinical Physiology (honorary), Polish Medical Society (honorary), National Board Health and Welfare (governor board 1977-1983), Uppsala County Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fencing, tennis.

Connections

Married Inger Bagger, July 3, 1948 (divorced 1975). Children: Karin, Barbro, Annika, Hakan. Married Birgitta Her Majesty Wistrand, December 31, 1975.

Children: Emma, Hanna, Karl.

father:
Vilhelm K.J. Ström

mother:
Agda (Schubert) Ström

spouses:
Inger Bagger

Birgitta Her Majesty Wistrand

children:
Karin Ström

Barbro Ström

Annika Ström

Hakan Ström

Emma Ström

Hanna Ström

Karl Ström