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educator , Pediatrician

Lennart Ingemar Kohler, Swedish pediatrician, educator. Recipient Great prize Allmanna Barn-huset, Sweden, 1996, Nordic Public Health prize, 1997, ASPHER's European Stampar Medal Public Health, 1998.

Background

Kohler, Lennart Ingemar was born on July 23, 1933 in Halmstad, Sweden. Son of David A. and Ester T. (Andersson) Kohler.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Athens School Public Health, 1993.

Career

Pediatrician, University Hospital, Lund, 1962-1978; head county Child Health Superior vena cava syndrome, 1969-1978; associate professor social pediatrics, U. Lund, 1973-1978; professor social and preventive medicine, Nordic School Public Health, Göteborg, 1978-1986; professor social pediatrics, Nordic School Public Health, Göteborg, since 1987; dean, Nordic School Public Health, Göteborg, 1978-1995. Science adviser Swedish National Board Health and Welfare. Member science board Center for Cmty. and Social Pediatric Research, U. Warwich, England.

Member science bd.Pub. Health U. Bielefeld, U. Düsseldorf, Germany, Valencia School Public Health. Temporary adviser to World Health Organization in public health and child health.

Membership

Member Swedish Pediatric Association (science secretary 1973-1975), European Society Social Pediatrics (secretary general 1977-1987, vice president since 1987), Association Schools in Public Health in European Region (president 1987-1989, board directors 1985-1997), Nordic Association Care of Sick Children (president 1980-1985), International Pediatric Association (advisory expert panel on social pediatrics).

Connections

Married Eva-Mari Johansson, 1957 (divorced 1983). Children: Marie, Sven, Annika. Married Birgitta A. Rhodin, 1989.

father:
David A. Kohler

mother:
Ester T. (Andersson) Kohler

spouses:
Eva-Mari Johansson

Birgitta A. Rhodin

children:
Sven Kohler

Marie Kohler

Annika Kohler