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educator , Virologist

Hanna Margareta Böttiger, Swedish virologist, educator.


Böttiger, Hanna Margareta was born on July 29, 1927 in Sweden. Daughter of Olle Westerlund and Rut Sohlman.


Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1966.


Researcher in virology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1957-1971, associate professor virology, since 1966. Associate professor epidemiology National Bacteriology Laboratory, 1971-1976, professor and national epidemiologist, 1976-1993. Member advisory group on immunizations Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, 1972-1993.

Swedish representative on epidmiology group Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Research Program of European Union, 1985-1993. Member of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Commission Swedish Government, 1985-1993, Cert Commission of the European World Health Organization Region dealing with eradication of polopmylitis, since 1995, European Regional Commission of Certification of Poliomyelitis Eradication, since 1996. Member board Swedish Data Inspection.

Expert adviser to Swedish Food Administration, and to World Health Organization at meetings of Expanded Program on Immunizations held by global advisory Group or European advisory group.


Married Lars Erik Böttiger, 1948. Children: Blenda, Disa, Ylva.

Olle Westerlund

Rut Sohlman

Lars Erik Böttiger

Blenda Böttiger

Disa Böttiger

Ylva Böttiger