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Pathology educator

Jan Vincents Johannessen is a Norwegian physician, cancer researcher, hospital director, painter, text writer and composer.


Johannessen, Jan Vincents was born on May 25, 1941 in Kristiansand.


Doctor of Medicine, University Bergen. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oslo.


President, Chief Executive Officer The Norwegian Radium Hospital and Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo, since 1983. Clinical professor pathology Columbia University College Physicians and Surgeons, New York, since 1979. Representative Norwegian Press Council, since 1989.

Founder, director Montebello Center i Mesnali, since 1991. Speaker, presenter in field.


  • He was decorated Commander of the Order of St. Olav in 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Editor-in-chief: Electron Microscopy in Human Medicine, Ultrastructural Pathology, since 1980, Cancer Magazine. Columnist various Norwegian newspapers and magazines. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

      Song writer, jewelry designer.


Member International Union Against Cancer (council member), European Society Pathology (president, chairman council), European Society Pathology (honorary), Hungarian Society Pathology (honorary), Portuguese Society Pathology (honorary), Cell Path Society (honorary), Polish Academy of Sciences (honorary), Norwegian Academy Technology Sciences, Norwegian Cancer Society, Polytechnic Society Norway (president), Nordic Cancer Union (Research prize), Oncology Forum, Foundation for Public Promotion of Science Information (chairman).