About me

Affiliated professor in Health Informatics. Formerly at Örebro University 2014-2023 and at NTNU, Trondheim, Norway 2012-2013.

Also active as a primary care physician in Vällingby, educated at Karolinska from 1973.

Researcher in Tumour Biology at KI 1975-85.

Started Centre for Health Telematics, at KI 1996 with research in information security, interoperability and ontology. 

Research description

Presently empowerment of patients using ICT including studies on Patient access to Electronic Health Records eg. in the NordeHealth project with Sweden, Norway, Finland and Estonia.

Interoperability for clinical care and for clinical research, see EHR4CR.EU.

Decision support, early on when the GDL language was developed with openEHR and recently in the EU-project C3-Cloud with decision support for care of elderly with multiple chronic diseases.

Mobile health support for treatment of HIV and tuberculosis in Mozambique.

Information Security with the introduction of Public Key Infrastructure.


Mathematics and Computer Science, Uppsala 1972-73

Bachelor of Medicine and Physician exam, Karolinska Institutet 1980

Dr. Medical Science, Tumour Biology, Karolinska Insitutet, 1982

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Recipient of the European Prix Assis 2012 as a person that has had the greatest influence on Information security for health.