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Physiology educator , Vice Chancellor

Sven Hakan Westling, Swedish physiology educator, vice chancellor.

Background

Westling, Sven Hakan was born on August 9, 1928 in Goteborg, Sweden. Son of Gunnar and Amy (Ydén) Westling.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, Lund University, Sweden, 1955. Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Lund University, Sweden, 2000.

Career

Associate professor physiology Lund University, 1957-1966, professor clinical physiology, since 1967, dean medical faculty, 1977-1982, vice chancellor, 1983-1992. Resident clinical physiologist Sahlgren's Hospital, Gothenberg, Sweden, 1958-1961. Member, vice chairman Swedish Medical Research Council, 1967-1973.

Chairman Swedish Government Commission on Higher Education, 1989-1992. Board directors Wallenberg Foundation, 1992-2000.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

Connections

Married Britt Edelman, October 14, 1951. Children: Katarina, Marie, Gunnar, Sofie.

father:
Gunnar Westling

mother:
Amy (Ydén) Westling

spouse:
Britt Edelman

children:
Katarina Westling

Marie Westling

Gunnar Westling

Sofie Westling