Division of Medical Sciences, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1989.
Secretary National Public Health Commission, Ministry of Health, Stockholm, 1997—1999. Research manager National Institute Public Health, since 1995. Senior researcher Karolinska Institute, since 2001.
Directorship Women and Gender Equity Knowledge Network, World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health, Stockholm, since 2005, European Institute of Women's Health, Dublin, since 2002. Member board Nordic School Public Health, Göteborg, Sweden, 1996—2003. Consultant World Health Organization, Geneva, 2000—2005.
Fellow: Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (associate).
Married Bengt Östlin, July 8, 1978. Children: Andreas, Viktor.