Information about how GPCC is organised.
The host department for GPCC is The Institute of Health and Care Sciences at Sahlgrenska Academy, the faculty of health sciences at The University of Gothenburg.
GPCC's research is structured in research domains. Each research domain has one or two senior leads. Read more about the research domains here.
Research is ongoing in a number of projects within GPCC. These projects all fit under one or more of the above mentioned research domains. Click here for a list of these projects.
The GPCC Steering Committee has a strategic leadership for the development of the Centre and the use of its resources. The Committee is supported by scientific and public advisors. The Centre Director Joakim Öhlén has the main responsibility for the Centre. A Drafting Committee prepares issues for the Steering Committee, and a Project Progress Team focuses on the follow-up of research projects for the purposes of offering support and advice and working with knowledge dissemination.
The Committee members’ are listed in alphabetical order. Their names are linked to their corresponding personal university web page or similar.
The following persons are members of GPCC’s Steering Committee:
Karin Ahlberg, Professor, Head of Department, Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; representative from the host department.
Eric Carlström, PhD in Public Administration, Professor of Health Care Sciences specialized in Management, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; member of the Drafting Committee.
Hanna Gyllensten, Registered Pharmacist, PhD in Medical Science, Associate Professor, Institute for Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; member of the Drafting Committee.
Birgit Heckemann, Nurse, PhD (Nursing Science), researcher, GPCC/Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, R&D coordinator, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/AnOpIVA, Östra, Area 2; representative for Junior Researchers.
Håkan Hedman, Chair, Swedish Kidney Association, Honorary Doctor, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Member of the Advisory Council for Research Ethics, Sahlgrenska Academy, Chairperson of the GPCC Person Council for Patients and Relatives; patient representative.
Eva Jakobsson Ung, Professor of Nursing Sciences, PhD in Care Science, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; Lead for the Research domain Theoretical and Practical Development of Person-centred Care.
Mari Lundberg, Physiotherapist, Professor, Head of the Institute of Health Promoting Sciences at Sophiahemmet University, Visiting Professor, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; Lead for the Research domain Learning and Education in Person-centred Care.
Ulf Petrusson, Professor of Law, Department of Law, University of Gothenburg, Affiliated Professor, Chalmers University of Technology, Director, Institute for Innovation and Social Change, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.
Tina Verolin, PhD, Innovation Advisor, Grants and Innovation Office, University of Gothenburg; member of the Project Progress Team.
Axel Wolf, Associate Professor and Senior Consultant Nurse Anaesthetist, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; member of the Project Progress Team.
Joakim Öhlén, Professor Nursing, PhD in Health Care Pedagogics, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; Centre Director GPCC, Chairperson of the Steering Committee and the Drafting Committee.
Irene Carlensberg, Research Administrator and Administrative Support to the GPCC Drafting committee and Steering committee.
Jeanette Tenggren Durkan, Co-ordinator of Administration, Communication, Events and Collaboration; member of the Drafting Committee.
Helén Wärnsäter, Finance Officer GPCC.
The GPCC Person council consists of a group of persons with long personal experiences of Swedish health care, either as patients or relatives/carers. The aim of this council is to validate GPCC's activities and research from a patient and relative/carer perspective, as well as receive the council members input, and also to co-create ideas and activities related to person-centred care.
Inger Ekman, Senior Professor of Care Sciences, GPCC/Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.
Bengt Kristensson Uggla, Amos Anderson Professor of Philosophy, Culture and Management, Åbo Akademy University, GPCC/The Institute for Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.
Philip Moons, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Academic Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgien, GPCC/The Institute for Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; Lead for the Research domain Evaluation and Measurement of PCC.
Karl Swedberg, Senior Professor of Cardiology and Care Science, GPCC/Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Chief Physician, Medicine Clinic, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra.
Lars Wallin, Professor of Nursing, Director Knowledge Implementation and Patient Safety - KIPS University of Dalarna, GPCC/The Institute for Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg; Lead for the Research domain Implementation, organisation, leadership and governance of Person-centred Care.