Doctor of Medicine, University Umeå, Sweden, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Umeå, Sweden, 1995.
Assistant physician University Hospital of Umeå, 1970-1974. Family practitioner County Council of Västerbotten, Vännäs, 1974-1982, County Council of Vasterbotten, Umeå, since 1982. Head of primary care Healthcare District of Umeå, Sweden, 1979-1982, 88-92.
Head health center, 1993-1996. Tutor for residents in family medicine, since 1981, director, 1985-1989. Counsellor National Board Health and Welfare, Region of Umeå, 1991-2000, trainer, supervisor medical students, 1992-1997, 2000, member committee development psychosomatic practice in medicine, since 1997, director postgraduate education in family medicine, 1998-2000, member expert committee on family medicine National Board Health and Welfare, since 1999, assistant professor family medicine, University Umeå, since 2001.
Member Chamber Choir Sångkraft, Choir of the World, Llangollen, Wales, 2000. Double-bass player in jazz orchestra. Fellow Swedish Association for General Practice (postdoctoral committee since 1995).
Member Swedish Medical Association.
Married Gunborg Öhvall, 1969. Children: Erika, Helena, Kristina.