Doctor of Medicine, University Iceland Medical Faculty, 1969.
Intern Genesee Hospital, Rochester, New York, 1970-1971. Resident Strong Memorial Hospital, University Rochester, 1972-1974, University Hospital, Iceland, 1974-1980, child & adolscent psychiatrist Iceland, 1980-1995. Consultant child, adolscent & family psychiatry private practice, Iceland, since 1982.
Clinical consultant Hospital Vogur (now named University Hospital), Iceland, since 1995. Instructor Strong Memorial Hospital, 1972-1974, University Iceland, 1976-1992, School Preschool Teaching, since 1983.
Board of directors Icelandic Child Welfare Council, 1983-1987. Chairman of the Board School Preschool Teaching, 1985-1989. Member editorial board Committee Equal Rights of Men and Women, 1980-1981.
Member Icelandic Association Child and Adolscent Psychiatrists (chairman), European Society Child/Adolscent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy.Child and Adolscent Psychiatry, American Association Women Psychiatrists, International Association Child and Adolscent Psychiatry, Nordic Association Care of Sick Children and Adolscents in Hospitals (president 1993-1996), Zonta Club (chairman 1992-1993).
Married Jon Gretar Stefansson, October 31, 1964. Children: Aalbjorg, Hannes, Stefan, Valgerdur.