Current position: Senior professor (emeritus) cardiovascular epidemiology and prevention,
University of Gothenburg of Epidemiology,
and professor (emeritus) of epidemiology, University of Oslo
Principal investigator: The Tromsø Studies 1974-1988, Oslo Health Study 2000, INTERGENE research programme 1999-2006. Participated in the creation and activities of the Working Group on Epidemiology and Prevention of the European Society of Cardiology. 1992-2000 co-director of the Ten-Day Teaching Seminars of The World Heart Federation.