Editorial comment on Uppsala and the University of Illinois: the enduring legacy of Professor Tord Skoog (1915–1977)

Editorial comment on Uppsala and the University of Illinois: the enduring legacy of Professor... Eur J Plast Surg (2005) 28: 69 DOI 10.1007/s00238-005-0772-9 EDITOR‘S COMMENT I. T. Jackson Editorial comment on Uppsala and the University of Illinois: the enduring legacy of Professor Tord Skoog (1915–1977) Accepted: 4 May 2005 / Published online: 17 June 2005 Springer-Verlag 2005 It was a great pleasure to receive this paper by Dick on a primary cleft lip, I think back on Tord Skoog and Schultz, since for me it brought back many happy how he influenced me by introducing me to new con- memories of spending time with Tord Skoog and later cepts in cleft lip and palate work, and he also showed me becoming President of the Tord Skoog Society. In the surgery of a very high technical standard that I have summer of 1968, I had gone to Stockholm to study cleft tried to emulate. lip and palate and hand surgery but on many days As Dick Schultz has alluded to in his paper, Tord during my six month stay there, I would get in my car Skoog was a man who made an impression on those who and drive up to Uppsala to watch Prof. Skoog operate. visited him, and this was an impression that did not fade These many visits were memorable for two things; with time. I am always aware of how fortunate I was to firstly, Prof. Skoog’s manual dexterity and gentle oper- be able to spend time with him. ating technique. In addition to this was his warmth and I am so grateful that Dick Schultz has put pen to kindness to me while I was there. Those indeed were paper, and has added further information on the wonderful days, and many times when I am operating enduring legacy of Tord Skoog. I. T. Jackson Southfield, MI, USA E-mail: eurjplastsurg@juno.com Tel.: +1-248-4245800 Fax: +1-248-4245881 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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Copyright © 2005 by Springer-Verlag
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Medicine
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-005-0772-9
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