Master of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1991.
Intern Kalmar Hospital, 1979-1981, registrar, 1981-1985. Research fellow Dalby Health Center, 1985-1996. Assistant professor department cardiovascular research University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden, since 1997.
Lecturer in medicine Health Science Center Lund University, since 1991, assistant professor, 1994.
Lieutenant Swedish Military Service, since 1984.
Married Ulla-Gerd Ingrid Persson, June 16, 1979. Children: Erik, Martin, Gustav, Marie.