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Henrik Olof Lagerlöf Edit Profile

educator , physician

Henrik Olof Lagerlöf, Swedish physician, educator. Recipient Alvarenga prize, 1949. Member Swedish Society Cardiology (president 1954-1956), Swedish Society Gastroenterology (president 1959-1960), Swedish Society Internal Medicine (president 1962), Swedish Society Physicians, Association Military Surgeons United States (honorary), Danish Society for Internal Medicine (honorary), Finnish Society Physicians (honorary).

Background

Lagerlöf, Henrik Olof was born on December 15, 1907 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Henrik Leonard and Svea Augusta (Nordin) Lagerlöf.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1942.

Career

Assistant department pathology, Karolinska Institute, 1935; intern, St. Eriks Hospital, Stockholm, 1936-1937; assistant physician, St. Eriks Hospital, Stockholm, 1938-1944; assistant physician in chief, St. Eriks Hospital, Stockholm, 1944-1950; head medical service, Garrison Hospital, Stockholm, 1950-1956; professor internal medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1956-1972; head department internal medicine, Serafimer, Stockholm, 1956-1958; head department internal medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1958-1972.

Membership

Member Swedish Society Cardiology (president 1954-1956), Swedish Society Gastroenterology (president 1959-1960), Swedish Society Internal Medicine (president 1962), Swedish Society Physicians, Association Military Surgeons United States (honorary), Danish Society for Internal Medicine (honorary), Finnish Society Physicians (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, sailing.

Connections

Married Karin Sofia Johansson, June 1, 1936 (deceased October 1991). 1 child, Eric.

father:
Henrik Leonard Lagerlöf

mother:
Svea Augusta (Nordin) Lagerlöf

spouse:
Karin Sofia Johansson

child:
Eric Lagerlöf