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pediatric allergologist

Sten Karl Gustav Dreborg, Swedish pediatric allergologist.

Background

Dreborg, Sten Karl Gustav was born on April 4, 1933 in Södertälje, Sweden. Son of Karl-Erik and Dagmar Elvira (Dreborg) Johansson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Linköping, Sweden, 1987.

Career

Resident Central Hospital, Falun, Sweden, 1961-1965. Consultant University Hospital, Uppsala, 1965-1969. Head department pediatrics Center Hospital, Boden, Sweden, 1969-1979.

Medical director Pharmacia Diagnostics, Uppsala, 1979-1985, medical advisor, 1985-1989. Assistant professor pediatric allergology University Hospital, Linköping, 1989-1995. Professor pediatric allergology University Oslo, Norway, 1996—2001.

Membership

Fellow: American College Allergy & Clinical Immunology (distinguished fellow), American Academy Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (correspondent). Member: European Academy Allergy Clinical Immunology (chairman subcommittee skin test and allergen standardization 1988-1996, chairman pediatrics section 1997—2001), European Society Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology (honorary secretary 1989, board directors since 1989, treasurer 1992, 1st vice president 1995, president 1997—2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Breeding horses.

Connections

Married Birgitta Kristina Wassberg, August 24, 1958 (divorced 1998, remarried 2000). Children: Ingemar, Karin, Kerstin.

father:
Karl-Erik Johansson

mother:
Dagmar Elvira (Dreborg) Johansson

spouse:
Birgitta Kristina Wassberg

children:
Ingemar Dreborg

Karin Dreborg

Kerstin Dreborg