Professor Per-Olof Berggren elected member of the National Academy of Medicine
Per-Olof Berggren, Professor of Experimental Endocrinology at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, has been elected as member of the National Academy of Medicine, NAM.
The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 70 U.S. members and 9 international members during its annual meeting on October 17th, 2016. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
"These newly elected members are outstanding professionals who care deeply about advancing health and health care in the U.S. and globally," said National Academy of Medicine President Victor J. Dzau. "Their expertise will help our organization address pressing health challenges and improve health, science, and medicine for the benefit of us all. It is my privilege to welcome these accomplished individuals to the National Academy of Medicine."