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Karin Fälth-Magnusson new Pro-Rector

Karin Fälth-Magnusson

Karin Fälth-Magnusson

Professor Karin Fälth-Magnusson will be the new Pro-Rector at Linköping University. She succeeds Inger Rosdahl who retires on 1 Jan 2010.

Karin Fälth-Magnusson was born in 1949 and is a paediatrician with a medical degree from Linköping/Uppsala, graduating in 1974. She has previously worked at the University Hospital in Linköping as a Specialist Consultant in paediatric and adolescent medicine.

She also has extensive management experience, in posts such as Head of Centre for Children and Women at Landstinget in Östergötland.

Karin Fälth-Magnusson has focused her research on allergies, hyper-sensitivity and inflammatory bowel disease. She has been the recipient of large sums of funding from the Swedish Research Council and the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research, amongst others.

She has also been heavily involved in both foundation and research education at the Faculty of Health Sciences, as a popular teacher and supervisor. Additionally she has been a member of LiU’s central disciplinary board.

Karin Fälth-Magnusson will commence her work part-time from 1 October 2009 and work with Inger Rosdahl during the transitional period. She will be in post full-time as of 1 January

Therese Winder 2009-04-21

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Last updated: 2009-06-03