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educator , Psychiatrist

Marie Åsberg, Swedish psychiatrist, educator. Recipient H H Bloomer award, London, 1972, Anna Monika award for research in depression, Munich, 1975, RPK award for suicide research, Stockholm, 1977, Dublin award American Association Suicidology, 1989, American Suicide Foundation Research award, 1992.

Background

Åsberg, Marie was born on January 7, 1938 in Sweden. Daughter of Sigfrid and Birgitta Strimme.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973.

Career

Resident in psychiatry Karolinska Hospital, 1965-1970, research fellow department psychiatry, 1966-1973. Associate professor psychiatry Karolinska Institute, since 1974, chairman department psychiatry and psychology, 1988-1993, chairman department clinical neuroscience, since 1993. Consultant in psychiatry Karolinska Hospital, 1979, acting professor exptl psychiatry, 1980-1982, professor psychiatry, since 1982.

Active various committees Swedish Medical Research Council, since 1971, chairman grant priority committee for psychiatry, since 1995, chairman suicide research planning committee, since 1989. Member planning and grant priority committee Norwegian Medical Research Council, 1989-1990. Science advisor Swedish Medical Products Agency, since 1989.

Membership

Member Swedish Psychiatric Association (board directors 1987-1988, chairman 1989-1993), Swedish Medical Association (board directors 1988-1993), Collegium International Neuropsychopharmacologicum, American College Neuropsychopharmacology, American Association Suicidology.

Connections

Married Lennart Skjoldebrand (deceased).

father:
Sigfrid Strimme

mother:
Birgitta Strimme

spouse:
Lennart Skjoldebrand