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Lars Olof Kallings, Swedish physician. Certified specialist in clinical microbiolgy Natl Board Health, 1962.

Background

Kallings, Lars Olof was born on January 1, 1930 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Aron and Agnes Kallings.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1961.

Career

Associate professor virology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1961—1962. Professor, head, department bacteriolo National Bacteriological Laboratory, 1963—1981, director general, 1982—1988. Vice president, executive board World Health Organization, Geneva, 1988—1990, director, science & policy affairs, 1990—1994, chairman global aids commission, 1988—1990.

Founding president International Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Society, Stockholm, 1988, secretary general, 1994—2002. Assistant secretary general, special envoy of secretary general for Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Eastern Europe and Central Asia United Nations, New York City, 2003—2008.

Achievements

  • Certified specialist in clinical microbiolgy Natl Board Health, 1962.

Connections

Married Ingegerd Elisabeth Westin, 1977. Married Kerstin Blom (divorced 1952). Children: Torun Elisabeth, Peter, Christina, Birgitta, Lena.

father:
Aron Kallings

mother:
Agnes Kallings

spouses:
Ingegerd Elisabeth Westin

Kerstin Blom

children:
Peter Kallings

Torun Elisabeth Kallings

Christina Kallings

Birgitta Kallings

Lena Kallings