Bachelor, University Göteborg, Sweden, 1971. Doctor of Medicine, University Göteborg, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Göteborg, 1985.
Specialist in internal medicine, University Göteborg, 1984.
Assistant physician, General Hospital, Jönköping, Sweden, 1976-1978; postgraduate trainee internal medicine, County Hospital, Kungälv, Sweden, 1978-1982; research fellow, U. Göteborg, 1982-1985; associate professor department medicine, Sahlgren's U. Hospital, Göteborg, since 1986; head physician department medicine, Sahlgren's U. Hospital, Göteborg, since 1989. Research member Prospective Population Study of Women, Göteborg, since 1982.
Member Swedish Environmental Party, since 1985. Member Swedish Cardiologists Union.
Married Ulla Margareta Friman, October 28, 1972. Children: John, Robert, Daniel.