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Geriatrician

Josef Vigmo, Swedish geriatrician. Licence in internal medicine, cardiology, geriatrics, Sweden. Recipient Gold medal Älvsborg County Council, 1987. Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Geriatrics Association, Swedish Association Chief Medical Officers, South-Älvsborg County Association Chief Medical Officers.

Background

Vigmo, Josef was born on November 12, 1922 in Reykjavík, Iceland. Son of Olaf Johan Olsen-Vigmostad and Aline Josefine (Zachariassen) Hervik. arrived in Sweden, 1956.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Iceland, 1953. Postgraduate, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1960.

Career

Assistant medical officer, Sandträsks Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Sweden, 1953-1954; resident in pulmonary diseases, Sandträsks Tuberculosis Sanatorium, 1956-1957; rotating intern, White Memorial Hospital and Clinic, Loma Linda U., Los Angeles, 1954-1955; resident in internal medicine, Piteå County Hospital, Sweden, 1958-1959; resident in internal medicine, Kalix and Skene County Hospitals, Norrköping General Hospital, Sweden, 1961-1965; sub-chief medical officer, Hultafors Health Center, Sweden, 1960; sub-chief medical officer geriatric department, Borås General County Hospital, Sweden, 1966-1977; chief medical officer geriatric department, Borås General County Hospital, 1977-1987; retired, 1987. Consulting cardiologist, Borås General County Hospital, since 1978, lecturer School Nursing, since 1967.

Achievements

  • Licence in internal medicine, cardiology, geriatrics, Sweden.

Membership

Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Geriatrics Association, Swedish Association Chief Medical Officers, South-Älvsborg County Association Chief Medical Officers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: linguistics, genealogy.

Connections

Married Soffía Axelsdóttir, January 24, 1953. Children: Terje, Sylvi Aline.

father:
Olaf Johan Olsen-Vigmostad Hervik

mother:
Aline Josefine (Zachariassen) Hervik

spouse:
Soffía Axelsdóttir

children:
Sylvi Aline Vigmo

Terje Vigmo