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Örjan Olov Strannegård Edit Profile

educator , physician , Virologist

Örjan Olov Strannegård, Swedish physician, virologist, educator. Medical diplomate, specialist in clinical virology. Member Swedish Society for Physicians, Swedish Society for Microbiology, Scandinavian Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, European Society for Clinical Virology, International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research.

Background

Strannegård, Örjan Olov was born on April 19, 1936 in Örebro, Sweden. Son of Magnus Albert and Nanna Hildegard (Börjesson) Strannegård.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1967. Docent, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1968.

Career

Fellow department infectious disease Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1967-1968. Staff physician Virus Laboratory, Sahlgren's Hospital, Göteborg, 1962-1967, associate director, 1968-1974, 78-83. Professor, chairman department virology University Umeå, Sweden, 1975-1978.

Visiting scientist Oregon Health Science Center, Portland, 1980-1981. Professor, chairman department microbiology Kuwait University, 1983-1986. Director Municipal Virus Laboratory, Stockholm, 1986-1992.

Professor, chairman department virology Medical Faculty, University Göteborg, since 1992. Board directors European Group for Rapid Viral Diagnosis, since 1986, Ministry of Health Expert Group for Vaccination Issues, since 1988. Special advisor on medical virology Ministry of Health, Sweden, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Medical diplomate, specialist in clinical virology.

Membership

Member Swedish Society for Physicians, Swedish Society for Microbiology, Scandinavian Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, European Society for Clinical Virology, International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research.

Connections

Married Inga-Lisa Lundberg, June 23, 1960. Children: Claes, Ann, Peter, Lars.

father:
Magnus Albert Strannegård

mother:
Nanna Hildegard (Börjesson) Strannegård

spouse:
Inga-Lisa Lundberg

children:
Claes Strannegård

Ann Strannegård

Peter Strannegård

Lars Strannegård