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Prof. Dr. Karin Schenck-Gustafsson

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Prof. Dr. Karin Schenk-Gustafsson

Centre for Gender Medicine
Karolinska Institute
S-177 77 Stockholm, Sweden

1973 Specialist, Cardiology
1979 Internal Medicine
1980 Ph.D
1982 Associate Professor
1985 Professor Cardiology
1991-1997 Clinical Research Position, Swedish Medical Research Council. Commissions of trust
1992-2001 Scientific Secretary, Karolinska Etichs Committee
Since 2002 Director and founder, Centre of Gender Medicine, Karolinska Institutet
2003-2005, 2008 ongoing Steering Committee, American Heart Association, Writing Group for Cardiovascular Diseases in Women.
1999-2005 Steering Committee Sage study (Pfizer).
1998-2005 International coordinator, RUTH-study (Lilly)
1998-2003 ESC Committee "Women in European Cardiology"
2004-2006 ESC Committee "Women at Heart"
2005 chair, Swedish Go Red Campaign
2006-2008 adv.board, Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, cardiovascular guidelines
2008 adv.board, EuroHeart Health Project, CVD in women
2008 President, International Society of Gender Medicine