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Neurologist

Karl Edvard Ekbom, Swedish neurologist. Member Swedish Medical Society, International Headache Society (honorary life, board directors 1987-1993), World Federation Neurology (board directors research group 1972-2001), Swedish Migraine Society (honorary, secretary 1968-1988, chairman 1989-1995), Swedish Neurological Society (chairman 1980-1982), European Headache Federation (vice president 1992-1994).

Background

Ekbom, Karl Edvard was born on October 28, 1935 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Karl-Axel and Hedvig Charlotta (Stalhane) Ekbom.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1970. Master of Education, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1974.

Career

Resident in internal medicine Soder Hospital, Stockholm, 1962-1965. Resident in neurology Karolinska Hospital, 1965-1971. Assistant consultant neurology Soder Hospital, 1972-1978, head department neurology, 1978-1996.

Consultant department neurology Huddinge (Sweden) University Hospital, 1997-2000.

Membership

Member Swedish Medical Society, International Headache Society (honorary life, board directors 1987-1993), World Federation Neurology (board directors research group 1972-2001), Swedish Migraine Society (honorary, secretary 1968-1988, chairman 1989-1995), Swedish Neurological Society (chairman 1980-1982), European Headache Federation (vice president 1992-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, literature, photography.

Connections

Married Christina Ingrid Bergnas, June 18, 1960. Children: Karl-Johan, Anders, Tomas, Helena.

father:
Karl-Axel Ekbom

mother:
Hedvig Charlotta (Stalhane) Ekbom

spouse:
Christina Ingrid Bergnas

children:
Karl-Johan Ekbom

Anders Ekbom

Tomas Ekbom

Helena Ekbom