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About me

Professor of general medicine with emphasis on medical informatics.

Pro-Dean of Higher Education. Head of the Division of Family Medicine at the Department for Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS).

Former Deputy Head of the Department NVS, and Head of the Centre for Family Medicine (Stockholm County Council).

Former guest professor at Stockholm University, and teaching sabbatical fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Director of Medical Education (program director) at KI, 2008-2013.

Clinical experience as a doctor for 27 years, within 9 different specialties, from 7 hospitals and more than 10 PHC centres in Stockholm.

Extensive experience in educational and faculty development.

Certified good leadership competence.


1974: High school qualification, Saltsjöbadens samskola.

1980: Degree in Medicine (M.D.), KI.

1983: Education in psychotherapy.

1989: Specialist in General Practice.

2000: Licentiate in Medicine (Med. Lic), KI.

2002: Doctor of Medical Science (Ph.D.), KI.

Research description

Active in research work in general medicine, medical informatics and pedagogy.

A bibliography of more than 75 scientific papers.

Research collaboration with 17 different professions.

Extensive pedagogic research including supervising of two pedagogic doctoral programmes.

External research grants as project leader; about 16 MSEK during the period 1999-2016. Numerous external grants as joint applicant; in total more than 24 MSEK during the period 2001-2016.

Principal supervisor of 4 and joint supervisor of 8 doctoral candidates in 9 different professions, 3 and 1 of whom, respectively, have completed a doctoral thesis.

Member of examination bodies 20 times.

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Visiting professor at Stockholm University 2009-2012.

Member of the Pedagogical Academy at KI since 2011.

Awarded the Pedagogic prize at KI in 2013.

Awarded a teaching sabbatical in Singapore for the period August-December 2014 by the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT).



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