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Olle R.H. Kjellgren Edit Profile

educator , oncologist

Olle R.H. Kjellgren, Swedish oncologist, educator. Named Knight Order of Nordic Star of Sweden, 1974. Fellow International Academy Cytology (honorary), Swedish Academy Cytology (honorary); member Lions (Melvin Jones fellow 1991), Odd Fellows.

Background

Kjellgren, Olle R.H. was born on January 23, 1920 in Arvika, Sweden. Son of Erik G.H. and Elsa L. (Lundgren) Kjellgren.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1958.

Career

Resident in surgery, obstetrics-gynecology. Resident in general oncology and gynecological oncology. Professor gynecological oncology University Umeå, Sweden, since 1969, senior consultant department gynecological oncology Sweden, 1962-1984.

Visiting professor department obstetrics-gynecology Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya 1974, department gynecology Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, 1960.

Membership

Fellow International Academy Cytology (honorary), Swedish Academy Cytology (honorary). Member Lions (Melvin Jones fellow 1991), Odd Fellows.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Backpacking, mountain climbing.

Connections

Married Kerstin L.U. Ortegren. Married Erik, Inga, Aina, Mia.

father:
Erik G.H. Kjellgren

mother:
Elsa L. (Lundgren) Kjellgren

spouses:
Kerstin L.U. Ortegren

Erik