Gustawa Stendig-Lindberg ~ physician, scientist &
poet. 1926 - 2008, of blessed memory
A forerunner in Magnesium Research in Biology &
Medicine, for which she gained international recognition and
authored over a hundred scientific publications on the subject, she
was also a specialist in Rehabilitation of the Back and a
Pioneering "magnesium research" since 1967, she was invited to over eighty lectures around the globe including
several presentations at the Gordon Conferences in USA.
Fellow of the Swedish
Society of Medicine, Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in
Great Britain, Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, Member of
the American Academy of Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine, Member
of the Irish, British, Israeli & Swedish Medical Associations,
Member of the Scientific Committee for the International Symposia on
Magnesium, she was the founder and co-President of the Israeli
Society for Magnesium Research in Biology and Medicine ~ Israel.
Gustawa Stendig-Lindberg was a time-honoured poet and
published four collections of poetry and hundreds of poems in four
languages (Polish, English, Swedish & Hebrew) in journals worldwide.
Chairperson of Miriam Felicia Lindberg Memorial Foundation
established to honour the memory of her daughter ~ a poet who died
at the age of eighteen ~ she granted biannually the "Miriam Lindberg
Israel Poetry for Peace Prize".