stierna_pontusDate of birth: June 28, 1951

Professor Pontus Stierna obtained his Bachelor of Odontology, at Karolinska Institute,Stockholm, 1973 and 1978 Doctor of Medicine. 1985 became a Specialist in
Otorhinolaryngology and presented his Doctoral Thesis in 1988 (Ph.D.)

From 2003 in the position as clinical Professor at the Karolinska Institute,Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm,Sweden.

For many years leading research and development and as faculty member and organiser of international congresses regurlarily serving as opinionleader for new specific concepts within
the area of medicine.

As strategic and management consultant for international organisations within biotechnology,pharmaindustry, healthcare management including alternative care, obtained broad
administrative experience on hospital/pharma organisation as well as at the clinical level.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1981 - 1983 Resident, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Huddinge University Hospital.
1984 - 1986 Registrar, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Huddinge University Hospital.
1987 - 1990 Temporary Assignments as assistant professor during a total period 21 months.
1991 - 1992 Assistant Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Huddinge University Hospital.
1993 - Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Huddinge University Hospital.
2003 Clinical full professor

RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
Presented my thesis "Experimental and clinical studies of maxillary sinusitis. Energy metabolism, bacteriology and histology with special reference to acute pneumococcal sinusitis in rabbits." May 1988.
Participating in research projects at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Huddinge University Hospital funded by The Medical Research Council of Sweden.

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