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University president , anesthesiology educator

Svante Martin Holmdahl, Swedish university president, anesthesiology educator. Chairman committee on genetic engineering Swedish Parliament, 1990-1992. Fellow Royal College Anesthestists (London, honorary); member American Society University Anesthesiologists (honorary), German Society Anesthesiologists (honorary), Scandinavian Society Anesthesiologists (honorary), Swedish Society Anesthesia and Intensive Care (honorary).

Background

Holmdahl, Svante Martin was born on June 10, 1923 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Henrik and Ingrid (Dahlgren) Holmdahl.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Miami, Florida, 1972.

Career

Assistant, Surgical Clinic/Uppsala U., 1950-1955; assistant professor, Surgical Clinic/Uppsala U., 1956; assistant lecturer department anesthesiology, Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1956-1957; head department anesthesiology, Uppsala U., 1957-1980; professor, Uppsala U., 1965-1989; vice dean Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala U., 1966-1969; dean Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala U., 1969-1970; vice president, Uppsala U., 1970-1978; president, Uppsala U., 1978-1989. Visiting professor Columbia University, New York City, 1960-1961. Advisor anesthesiology World Health Organization, 1963, 68, 70.

Science advisor anesthesiology national Board Health, Sweden, 1967-1986, Swedish National Board Universities and Colls., 1979.

Membership

Chairman committee on genetic engineering Swedish Parliament, 1990-1992. Fellow Royal College Anesthestists (London, honorary). Member American Society University Anesthesiologists (honorary), German Society Anesthesiologists (honorary), Scandinavian Society Anesthesiologists (honorary), Swedish Society Anesthesia and Intensive Care (honorary).

Connections

Married Karin Barbro Jehander, March 24, 1949. Children: Maria, Henrik, Rikard, Gundela, Joakim, Andreas.

father:
Henrik Holmdahl

mother:
Ingrid (Dahlgren) Holmdahl

spouse:
Karin Barbro Jehander

children:
Gundela Holmdahl

Maria Holmdahl

Rikard Holmdahl

Henrik Holmdahl

Andreas Holmdahl

Joakim Holmdahl