HEALTH CAPTAIN Dr. Lars-Torsten Larsson
Medical Doctor and specialist in Pediatric Surgery with a PhD and Associate Professor at University of Lund, Sweden
Advisor, MD, PhD. Ass.Prof, Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Lars-Torsten Larsson – Former Chief Medical Officer of the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare
Between 2015-2019, Lars-Torsten was Director for Knowledge-Based Policy of Health Care and Chief Medical Officer at the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare. Lars-Torsten was the Chairman of the board of the Swedish National Centre for Priority Setting in Health Care and the Swedish National Board of Screening. He was also a member of the Board of the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services. He is a Medical Doctor and specialist in Pediatric Surgery with a PhD and Associate Professor at University of Lund, Sweden. Lars-Torsten previously held the post of Head of Pediatric Department at the University Hospital in Lund. He has also been head of various hospital divisions and been a member of the Board of Directors at the University Hospital of Lund, the Skane University Hospital and the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm Sweden. He has a profound knowledge in change management within the healthcare sector (winner of the Swedish Lean prize at Karolinska University Hospital in 2014).