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Medical educator

Per Olov Wester, Swedish medical educator. Fellow American College Nutrition; member Swedish Society Cardiology (honorary), Swedish Society Internal Medicine (honorary), International College Nutrition (governing board 1985, president 1990), Swedish Society Hypertension (honorary, chairman 1983), Scandinavian Society Cerebrovascular Disease (chairman, founder 1979), Swedish Stroke Association.

Background

Wester, Per Olov was born on May 22, 1929 in Skövde, Sweden. Son of Manfred Erik and Alice Margreta (Monteleone) Wester.

Education

Specialist internal medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1967; cardiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1970; endocrinology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1975.

Career

Assistant physician, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1959-1967; assistant professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1967-1977; professor, Umea (Sweden) University Hospital, 1977-1994; adviser in medicine, Swedish Board Health and Welfare, since 1994. Chairman stroke advisory group World Health Organization, 1987-1995, chairman cardiovascular advisory group Swedish Board Health and Welfare, 1990-1996.

Membership

Fellow American College Nutrition. Member Swedish Society Cardiology (honorary), Swedish Society Internal Medicine (honorary), International College Nutrition (governing board 1985, president 1990), Swedish Society Hypertension (honorary, chairman 1983), Scandinavian Society Cerebrovascular Disease (chairman, founder 1979), Swedish Stroke Association.

Connections

Married Marta Maria, February 10, 1930. Children: Jan, Per, Annual.

father:
Manfred Erik Wester

mother:
Alice Margreta (Monteleone) Wester

spouse:
Marta Maria

children:
Per Wester

Jan Wester

Annual Wester