Doctor of Medicine, University Bergen, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1981.
Intern Hospital Drammen, Norway, 1967-1968. Resident in diving medicine Naval Hospital Bergen, 1969-1970. Resident in dermatology and venereology Southern Hospital, 1970-1978.
Resident in psychiatry Hospital Beckomberga, Stockholm, 1970. Research dermatologist University California, San Francisco, 1979-1982, assistant professor, 1983. Associate professor, staff dermatologist Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1988—2006.
Associate professor dermatology Karolinska Institute, Department Medicine, Dermatology and Venerology Unit, Karolinska University, 2006. Retired, 2006
Consultant in field.
With Norwegian Navy, 1969-1970. Member Swedish Academy Dermatology, Scandinavian Society Genito-urinary Medicine, International Society Study Vulvar Disease, International Papillomavirus Workshop Group, Swedish Physicians Against Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, European Academy Dermatology Venereology, International Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Society, International Society STD Research, Medical Society Study Venereal Diseases, American Venereal Disease Association, Swedish Society Dermatologic Surgery, European Human Papilloma Virus Associated Pathology (president 1993-1996), International Union Against Sexually Transmitted Infections (board science member 1996, European branch, member editorial board Genital Infectious and Neoplasia Update 1998, honorary treasurer), International Union Against Venereal Diseases and Treponematoses (honorary treasurer European branch), International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections.