Published: 16-01-2017 15:09 | Updated: 16-01-2017 15:09

Anders Ekbom acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor from 1 January

Professor and physician Anders Ekbom has been appointed acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Karolinska Institutet from 1 January 2017. He succeeds Henrik Grönberg, who has been acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor since 7 March 2016.

Anders Ekbom is Senior Professor in Epidemiology at the Department of Medicine in Solna and in 2016 received Karolinska Institutet’s Grand Silver Medal, which the university awards for significant contributions to Karolinska Institutet. Professor Ekbom has among other things “played a major part in developing cooperation between KI and Karolinska University Hospital” and will play an important role in KI’s collaboration with Stockholm County Council during his term as Pro-Vice-Chancellor.