Doctor of Medicine, Lund University, Sweden, 1977. Degree in General Medicine, Kristianstad, Sweden, 1984. Degree in Rehabilitation Medicine, Kristianstad, Sweden, 1998.
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental & Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.
General practitioner Primary Care, Lyckeby, Sweden, 1989—1991. Assistant senior physician Surgical Spine Center, Strängnäs, Sweden, 1991—1993. Senior physician Orthopaedics Clinic, Hässleholm, Sweden, 1993—2007.
Specialist physician Department Environmental & Occupational Medicine, Uppsala, Sweden, 2006—2007, Adaptus Rehab AB, Kristianstad, 2007—2008. Assistant project leader Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 2000—2008. Senior physician Clinic Rehabilitation & Pain, County Council, Blekinge, Karlshamn, Sweden, since 2008.
Consulting physician Primary Care, Åhus, Sweden, since 2006. Reviewer British Medical Journal Medicine, England, since 2006.
Married Erik Heijbel, May 22, 1982. Children: Maria, Sven.