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Psychiatry educator

Jan Ingvar Balldin, Swedish psychiatry educator. Medical diplomate. Member Swedish Association for Alcohol and Drug Research (president 1993-1995, vice president since 1995), Society Head Physicians in Sweden, International Society for biomedical Research on Alcoholism.

Background

Balldin, Jan Ingvar was born on November 26, 1935 in Lund, Sweden. Son of Anton and Ebba Theresia (Engholm) Balldin.

Education

Degree in Limnology, University Lund, Sweden, 1955. Doctor of Medicine, University Goteborg, Sweden, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Goteborg, Sweden, 1981.

Career

Physician in radiology County Hospital, Uddevalla, Sweden, 1965-1972. Neurosurgeon University Hospital, Umae, Sweden, 1972, psychiatrist Goteborg, 1975-1981, head physician in psychiatry, 1982-1989, head physician in drug and alcohol abuse, since 1991. Senior lecturer Institute Clinical Neurosci., since 1981.

Chief organizer Project of Dual Diagnoses, West Sweden, since 1995. Science consultant, Stockholm.

Achievements

  • Medical diplomate.

Membership

Member Swedish Association for Alcohol and Drug Research (president 1993-1995, vice president since 1995), Society Head Physicians in Sweden, International Society for biomedical Research on Alcoholism.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Visual arts, contemporary history, aviation/flying, international press.

Connections

Married Gudrun Elisabeth Eduards, September 22, 1973. Children: Mattias, Maria-Pia.

father:
Anton Balldin

mother:
Ebba Theresia (Engholm) Balldin

spouse:
Gudrun Elisabeth Eduards

children:
Mattias Balldin

Maria-Pia Balldin