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educator , Nutritionist

Leif Magnus Hambraeus, Swedish nutritionist, educator. Fellow Swedish Royal Academy Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters; member American Nutritional Sciences, American College Nutrition, Federation European Nutrition Societies (president 1988-1992), New York Academy of Sciences, Nutrition Society.

Background

Hambraeus, Leif Magnus was born on June 4, 1936 in Stockholm. Son of Magnus and Wera (Sandstrom) Hambraeus.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1957; Division of Medical Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1964; Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1967.

Career

Research assistant Stockholm University, 1960-1964. From assistant to acting professor Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1965-1971, professor nutrition, 1972-2001, professor emeritus, 2001. Fulbright grantee Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1973-1974.

Guest lecturer General Foods, Canada, 1975. Visiting scientist Memorial University, Newfoundland, 1984.

Membership

Fellow Swedish Royal Academy Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters. Member American Nutritional Sciences, American College Nutrition, Federation European Nutrition Societies (president 1988-1992), New York Academy of Sciences, Nutrition Society.

Connections

Married Anna Margareta Fajerson, June 21, 1959. Children: Sofia, Katarina, Torkel, Joakim.

father:
Magnus Hambraeus

mother:
Wera (Sandstrom) Hambraeus

spouse:
Anna Margareta Fajerson

children:
Katarina Hambraeus

Joakim Hambraeus

Torkel Hambraeus

Sofia Hambraeus