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S. Ragnar Norrby

medical educator

S. Ragnar Norrby, Swedish medical educator. Member International Society Chemotherapy (president 1993-1997, executive committee 1987-2001), Infectious Diseases Society of America, Scandinavian Society Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (president 1984-1987). European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (president-elect 2003-2005, president since 2005).

Background

Norrby, S. Ragnar was born on March 29, 1943 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of K. Sven T. and Ina (Odin) Norrby.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, 1970. Doctor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, 1971.

Career

Resident, fellow in clinical virology, Gothenburg, 1964-1970. Resident in internal medicine and surgery and psychiatry Kristinehamn Hospital, Sweden, 1971. Resident, fellow, associate professor in infectious diseases East Hospital, Gothenburg, 1972-1977, 79-80.

Senior medical director Merck, Sharp & Dohme Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, 1977-1979. Professor, chairman department infectious diseases Umeå (Sweden) University Hospital, 1980-1987, Lund (Sweden) University Hospital, 1988-2000. Director general Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control, since 2001.

Visiting professor Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1994-1995. Chairman board trustees International Vaccine Institute, since 2006.

Membership

Member International Society Chemotherapy (president 1993-1997, executive committee 1987-2001), Infectious Diseases Society of America, Scandinavian Society Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (president 1984-1987). European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (president-elect 2003-2005, president since 2005).

Connections

Married E. Ann-Sofie Bengston, May 28, 1966. Children: A. Katarina, Anna University.

father:
K. Sven T. Norrby

mother:
Ina (Odin) Norrby

spouse:
E. Ann-Sofie Bengston

children:
A. Katarina Norrby

Anna University Norrby