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educator , gynecologist , Obstetrician

Lars Vilhelm Weström, Swedish obstetrician, gynecologist, educator. Certified obstetrics-gynecology specialist. Recipient Glaxo award International Union Against the Venereal Diseases and the Treponematoses, Bombay, 1985, Thomas Parran award American Venereal Disease Association, Helsinki, 1993.

Background

Weström, Lars Vilhelm was born on February 12, 1930 in Kristinehamn, Varmland, Sweden. Son of Fredrik and Edith Dagmar (Westerberg) Weström.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1960. Division of Medical Sciences, University Lund, Sweden, 1976.

Career

Junior researcher obstetrics-gynecology University Lund, 1960-1962. Resident in surgery County Hospital, Simrishamn, Sweden, 1962-1965. Resident in obstetrics-gynecology University Hospital, Lund, 1965-1970, head department obstetrics-gynecology, 1971-1977, chief physician, 1978-1996, retired, 1996.

Associate professor University Lund, 1978-1996, retired, 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified obstetrics-gynecology specialist.

Membership

Temporary adviser World Health Organization, Geneva, 1980, 82, 84, 86. Expert National Institutes of Health, Behtesda, Maryland, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta. Member Swedish Society Physicians, Swedish Gyn.

Society, Scandinavian Society Genitourin Medicine, Nordic Association Ob-Gyn.

Connections

Married Ullacarin Jarlbrink, July 3, 1954. Children: Anders, Johan.

father:
Fredrik Weström

mother:
Edith Dagmar (Westerberg) Weström

spouse:
Ullacarin Jarlbrink

children:
Anders Weström

Johan Weström