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Cardiologist , scientist

Karl Birger Swedberg, Swedish cardiologist, scientist. Fellow European Society Cardiology (chairman working group on heart failure); member American Heart Association, American College Cardiology, Swedish Society Cardiology (president 1991-1993), Thai Society Cardiology (honorary).

Background

Swedberg, Karl Birger was born on September 28, 1944 in Solna, Sweden. Son of Birger and Eivor (Carlsson) Swedberg.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Umeå (Sweden) University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Goteborg University, Sweden, 1978. Associate professor, Goteborg University, Sweden, 1980.

Career

Intern County Hospital, Halmstad, 1971-1974. Fellow in cardiology Sahlgren's Hospital, Gothenburg, 1974-1979. Head cardiology department Ostra University Hospital, 1985-1993, chief medicine, 1994-1999, area manager, 1995-1996, staff physician, since 1979, associate professor, 1980-1999, professor medicine, since 1999.

Visiting associate professor University California, San Francisco, 1981-1982.

Membership

Fellow European Society Cardiology (chairman working group on heart failure). Member American Heart Association, American College Cardiology, Swedish Society Cardiology (president 1991-1993), Thai Society Cardiology (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, downhill skiing.

Connections

Married Ingela Thylén, June 27, 1966. Children: Benjamin, Lisa.

father:
Birger Swedberg

mother:
Eivor (Carlsson) Swedberg

spouse:
Ingela Thylén

children:
Benjamin Swedberg

Lisa Swedberg