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Medical educator

Tomas O. Albrektsson, Swedish medical educator. Named Academician of Year, University Singapore, 1994; recipient International Association for Dental Research award in research and prosthodontics and implants, 1994, Gold medal for biomaterial research City of paris, 1989. Member Biomaterial Research Center (president), Scandinavian Association Orthopaedic Surgeons, British Facial and Audological Implant Group (honorary).

Background

Albrektsson, Tomas O. was born on August 25, 1945 in Solna, Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Sten E. and Margaretha E. (Sterner) Albrektsson.

Education

Bachelor Medicine, Göteborg (Sweden) University, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, Göteborg (Sweden) University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Göteborg (Sweden) University, 1979.

Doctor Odontology honoris causa, University Buenos Aires, 1995.

Career

Research associate Göteborg University, 1970-1977, lecturer, 1978-1979, senior lecturer, 1980-1985, professor, since 1986, chairman department biomaterials/handicap research, since 1987. Head administrator Institute Applied Technologi, Göteborg, 1980-1985.

Membership

Member Biomaterial Research Center (president), Scandinavian Association Orthopaedic Surgeons, British Facial and Audological Implant Group (honorary).

Connections

Married Evelyn M. Sternberg, December 21, 1976. Children: Oscar, Emma.

father:
Sten E. Albrektsson

mother:
Margaretha E. (Sterner) Albrektsson

spouse:
Evelyn M. Sternberg

children:
Oscar Albrektsson

Emma Albrektsson