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educator , neuro-pediatrician

Lennart Olof von Wendt, Finnish Pediatrician. Corporal Finnish Army, 1975. Member Folke Bernadotte Foundation (board directors since 1986), Petter Silfuerskold Foundation.

Background

Wendt, Lennart Olof von was born on May 10, 1947 in Turku, Finland. Son of Henrik Willehad and Cicilia Johanna (Hisinger) von Wendt.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Oulu, Finland, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oulu, Finland, 1980.

Career

Resident in pediatrics University Central Hospital, Oulu, 1976-1980. Resident in child neurology, neuropediats. and rehabilitation University Gothenburg, 1982-1984. Physician-in-chief Boden Central Hospital, Sweden, 1980-1982.

Lecturer University Oulu, 1982-1986. Professor University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1986-1990. Physician-in-chief Children's Castle Hospital, Helsinki, Finland, 1990-1994.

Head department research Regional Neuropediatric Rehabilitation Center, Gothenburg, 1994-1996. Head department child neurology Helsinki University Central Hospital, 1997—2001. Professor child neurology University Helsinki, since 2002.

Professor neuro-pediatric rehabilitation Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 2002.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Corporal Finnish Army, 1975. Member Folke Bernadotte Foundation (board directors since 1986), Petter Silfuerskold Foundation.

Connections

Son of Henrik Willehad von Wendt. Married Gunvor Christina Karsten, February 21, 1970 (divorced September 2000). Children: Hanna, Jonas.

Married Taina Nieminen, 2001. 1 child Alexandra.

father:
Henrik Willehad Wendt

spouse:
Gunvor Christina Karsten

spouse:
Taina Nieminen

child:
Alexandra Wendt

child:
Hanna Wendt

child:
Jonas Wendt