- Qualified as medical doctor at the University of Umeå, Sweden 15 Feb,1978.
- Qualified as a physician of the Swedish Health Authority 12 Dec, 1979.
- Qualified as a Specialist in Rheumatology 14 Aug 1987.
- Qualified as a Specialist in General practice/family medicine 14 Aug, 1987.
- Doctor of Medicine (Ph.D.), University of Umeå 13 May, 1996.
- Associated professor in Rheumatology 10 April, 2004.
- Professor in Rheumatology, Umeå University , 12 July, 2012.
- Assistent physician at the County hospital in Härnösand 1978-1982. Assistent physician at the University Hospital in Umeå 1982-1987.
- Consultant in Rheumatology, University Hospital, Umeå from 1987.
- Research fellow during1988-96, 1 years and 11 months.
- University lecturer at dept of Public health and Clinical medicine/ rheumatology, Umeå University, since 1998
- Consultant in Rheumatology, University Hospital, Umeå since 1998 and Professor at the dept of Public health and Clinical medicine/rheumatology, Umeå University, since 2012
Membership of scientific societies
- Member of the Swedish Medical Associations
- Member of the Swedish Society of Rheumatology
- Member of the Swedish Society of medical Sciences