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Göran Petersson

Department of Medicine and Optometry Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
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Professor in Health Informatics (target on drug utlization), Director of the eHealth Institute and Associate Professor at Lund University with specialization in Otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat diseases). Guest researcher at the Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Göran Petersson has worked with educating and developing research in IT support, medical informatics and multimedia at Lund University, the Council for Higher Education at the Swedish Agency for Higher Education and for Medcal (Collaborative and Active Learning in Medicine, Odontology and Veterinary Medicine). He has also worked on web based education in medicine, health care and international affairs at Distum, the Swedish Net University Agency, and the Swedish Agency for Networks and Cooperation in Higher Education, where he was a member of the International Committee. Acted as Guest Lecturer with emphasis on medical simualation training at the Faculty of Health Sciences at Linköping University. Previous Chairman of the Swedish Association for Medical Informatics ( and the Swedish Medical Society Language Committee. Currently the Chairman of the Swedish Association of the Swedish Medical Society Committee for eHealth ( Carried out assignments on behalf of the National Board of Health and Welfare on research and management on project National Information Structure (NI). Expert in the National group for internetbased support and treatment (

Current Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, the Medical Products Agency (MPA). Current Member of the County Council of Kalmar County R & D Committee. Previous member of Efquels Board of Directors in Brusells (European Foundation for Quality in eLearning). Member of the National Council for eHealth for eHealth at Ministry of Health and Social Affairs ( Conducts research, evaluation and guidance regarding drug utilization and the use of IT in health care. Coordinates eHealth at the Linnaeus excellent centre for Big Data: Data Intensive Sciences and Applications (DISA)( Supervises master programme in eHealth.


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