Dr Heidi Stensmyren

President-elect, World Medical Association



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About this speaker

Dr. Heidi Stensmyren,  is a specialist in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine and has worked at Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Danderyd Hospital. She has been chairman of the Swedish Medical Association 2014-2020, but did not stand for re-election to take over as president (chairman) of the World Medical Association (WMA). 

Since 2014, Stensmyren has been a member of the Swedish Agency for Medical and Social Evaluation, SBU. She sits on the board of Forska! Sverige and is a member of the government's expert group for Life Science. 

In 2018, she was ranked by Dagens Medicin as the sixth most powerful person in Swedish healthcare 

Health talks

Health pathways Covered

Unhealthy Diets and Food Insecurity

Zoonotic pathogens and antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

Environmental Contamination and Degradation