Board

ARC has a governing board that meets twice a semester to guarantee the proper use of the grant from the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research, ARC’s scientific productivity, and the adequate translation of research findings to the clinic and into public health initiatives. Current members include:

  • Bo Malmberg
    Professor in Geography at Stockholm University; Chair and representative of the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research
  • Nancy Pedersen
    Professor of Genetic Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet; Vice Chair and representative of Karolinska Institutet
  • Marta Szebehely
    Professor of Social Work at Stockholm University; representative of Stockholm University
  • Cecilia Magnusson
    Associate Professor in Public Health Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet; representative of Karolinska Institutet
  • Anne Ekdahl
    Chief Physician at Vrinnevi Hospital in Norrköping and Chair of the Swedish Geriatric Society; representative of the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research
  • Gabriel Romanus
    Swedish Minister of Health and Social Affairs 1978-1979, member of parliament 1969-1982 and 2002-2006; representative of the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research
  • Barbro Westerholm
    Director-general of the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare 1979-1985, Adjunct Professor at Karolinska Institutet 1986-1989, member of parliament 1988-1999 and 2006-present; representative of the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research
  • Måns Rosén
    Executive Director of the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment 2006-present, Adjunct Professor in the Evaluation of Medical Methods at Karolinska Institutet; representative of the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research
  • Chatrin Engbo
    Director and representative of the Stockholm Gerontological Research Center

Current adjunct members are:

  • Laura Fratiglioni
    Director of the Aging Research Center and Professor of Medical Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet
  • Bengt Winblad
    Head of Karolinska Institutet’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Professor of Geriatrics at Karolinska Institutet
  • Anders Kottorp
    Deputy Head of Department at the Karolinska Institutet Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society and Associate Professor at Karolinska Institutet

    ARC board. Photo: Maria Yohuang

    ARC board. Photo: Maria Yohuang

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