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Hjalti Thorarinsson

educator , surgeon

Hjalti Thorarinsson, Icelandic surgeon, educator.

Background

Thorarinsson, Hjalti was born on March 23, 1920 in Hjaltabakki, Iceland. Son of Thorarinn and Sigridur (Thorvaldsdottir) Jonsson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Iceland, 1948.

Career

Surgical training University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1950-1952, University Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin, 1952-1954. Consultant thoracic surgeon University Hospital, Reykjavik, 1954-1957, departmental surgeon, 1957-1959, assistant chief surgeon, 1959-1962, chief surgeon, 1963-1972, head department surgery, 1972-1990. Lecturer Faculty Medicine, University Iceland, 1959-1962, assistant professor, 1963-1972, professor surgery, 1972-1990, retired, 1990.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Clubs: Lions (chairman Reykjavik 1969-1970), Grafarholt's Golf, Glaumbaer's Fishing, Badminton.

Connections

Children: Thorarinn, Oddur, Sigridur, Hrolfur, Gunnlaug.

father:
Thorarinn Jonsson

mother:
Sigridur (Thorvaldsdottir) Jonsson

children:
Thorarinn Thorarinsson

Oddur Thorarinsson

Sigridur Thorarinsson

Hrolfur Thorarinsson

Gunnlaug Thorarinsson