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About me

Viveca Gyberg finished her medical degree at  Karolinska Institutet in 2009, including exchangestudies at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA. Immediately after graduating, she started her medical internship (AT) at  Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, after which she in 2011 began her five-year resident program to become a specialized family physician. She was soon awarded the position as a research resident adding two years of funded research to her specialist training which enabled her to defend her thesis on prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in 2014 with Professor Lars Rydén as main supervisor.

In addition to her medical education she had spent one year (2005-2006) studying Management and International Relations at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and six months (2002) studying democracy and human rights at the Teologiska Högskolan in Stockholm.

Viveca Gyberg has since February 2015 worked as a reoccurring TV-doctor in TV4s program Vardagspuls. She is an appreciated teacher, advisor and lecturer.

Research description

Viveca Gyberg has a strong passion for public health and prevention both on individual and societal level.

After defending her thesis in 2014 on prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, Viveca Gyberg has continued as a postdoc studying prevention strategies of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in different risk groups as well as the general population. Her area of research covers policy, lifestyle, drugs, risk markers, diagnostics and medical interventions.


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