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Psychiatry educator

Jan-Otto Ottosson, Swedish psychiatry educator. Recipient Gold medal Swedish Society Medicine. Captain Swedish Navy, 1950-1958. Member Swedish Council Technology Assessment in Health Care, Swedish Psychiatric Association (honorary, president 1968-1971), Swedish Society Medicine (honorary), International Psychiatric Association (honorary).

Background

Ottosson, Jan-Otto was born on October 11, 1925 in Stockholm. Son of Josef and Sigbrit (Höglund) Ottosson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, 1960. Bachelor, University Stockholm, 1962.

Career

Resident Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1951-1960, consultant, 1960-1962. Professor, head department University Umea (Sweden), 1963-1970, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1970-1991, professor emeritus Sweden, since 1991. Member Swedish Medical Research Council, 1966-1972.

President delegate medical ethics Swedish Society Medicine, 1988-1993.

Membership

Captain Swedish Navy, 1950-1958. Member Swedish Council Technology Assessment in Health Care, Swedish Psychiatric Association (honorary, president 1968-1971), Swedish Society Medicine (honorary), International Psychiatric Association (honorary).

Connections

Married Kerstin Engquist, June 9, 1951. Children: Mats, Hans, Malin Camilla, Sara.

father:
Josef Ottosson

mother:
Sigbrit (Höglund) Ottosson

spouse:
Kerstin Engquist

children:
Mats Ottosson

Hans Ottosson

Malin Camilla Ottosson

Sara Ottosson