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Health and medical physicist , researcher

Johan Widar Baarli, Norwegian health and medical physicist, researcher. Recipient Order of Merit in Gold, The King of Norway, 1991. Member Fachverband fur Strahlenshutz, Polytechnic Society Norway.


Baarli, Johan Widar was born on June 23, 1921 in Eidsvoll, Norway. Son of Hans and Margit (Karlsen).


Cand mag, University Oslo, 1947. Cand real, University Oslo, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oslo, 1962.


Associate professor University Oslo, 1950-1952. Postdoctoral research fellow University Chicago, 1952-1954. Research leader Norsk Hydros Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo, 1954-1960.

Head health physics The European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1960-1980. Director National Institute Radiation Protection, Norway, 1980-1992. Senior researcher Institute Physics University Oslo, since 1992.

Secretary Committee on Nuclear Research, Norwegian Technology Science Research Council, Norway, 1953-1960. President Appeals Board The European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, 1962-1975. Professor high Linear Energy Transfer radiotherapy North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Milan, 1974.

Director International School Physics Enrico Fermi, Varenna, Italy, 1975. Vice president biomedical Anvendungen, Schweizerische Institute for Nuclear Forschung, Zürich, 1976-1980.


  • Other Work

    • Editor, conference chairman (proceedings) International Conference on Protection Against Accellerator and Space Radiation, 1971. Editor: Health and Medical Physics, 1977, The Radiological and Radiation Protection Problems in Nordic Regions, 1992.


Member Fachverband fur Strahlenshutz, Polytechnic Society Norway.


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, gardening, science.


Married Mildred Aadne, April 30, 1950. Children: Aase-Brit, John Vidar.

Hans Baarli

Margit (Karlsen) Baarli

Mildred Aadne

Aase-Brit Baarli

John Vidar Baarli