Bachelor, Linkoping University, Sweden, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Linkoping University, Sweden, 1989.
Director, Primary Health Care Research Unit, Linkoping, Sweden, 1989-1996; lecturer, Linkoping U., Sweden, 1996-1998; associate professor medical sociology, Linkoping U., since 1998; coordinator research collaboration with U. Crete, Linkoping U.
Married Ashild Olsen, October 16, 1987. 1 child, Rebecca.