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physician

Karl-Henrik Gustavson, Swedish physician. Substitute-Lieutenant Swedish Navy, 1949-1964. Member Royal Science Society Sweden.

Background

Gustavson, Karl-Henrik was born on March 31, 1930 in East Orange, New York, United States. Son of Karl Helmer and Margit (von Delwig) Gustavson.

Education

Bachelor Dental Science, Royal School Dentistry, Stockholm, 1950. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1964.

Career

Assistant physician University Hospital, Stockholm, 1958-1960. Research physician department medical genetics University Uppsala, 1960-1964, lecturer in pediatrics, 1965-1974. Professor pediatrics University Umeå, Sweden, 1975-1980, chairman department pediatrics, 1975-1980.

Head physician, chairman department clinical genetics University Hospital, Uppsala, 1980-1998. Member advisory board on perinatal medicine National Board Health and Medicine, Stockholm, since 1989. Member planning groups for research Swedish Medical Research Council, since 1977.

Consultant in medical genetics United Nations Development Fund, 1987-1989.

Membership

Substitute-Lieutenant Swedish Navy, 1949-1964. Member Royal Science Society Sweden.

Connections

Married Gerd Margarete Thornberg, July 25, 1954. Children: Karin, Lars.

father:
Karl Helmer Gustavson

mother:
Margit (von Delwig) Gustavson

spouse:
Gerd Margarete Thornberg

children:
Karin Gustavson

Lars Gustavson