UMC Board

UMC has an international Board; WHO and the Swedish Government each appoints three members, and three alternate members.

UMC Board, December 2018

The operations of the UMC as a WHO Collaborating Centre are governed by an agreement between WHO Headquarters and the Swedish Government. The Centre has an international Board; WHO and the Swedish Government each appoints three members, and three alternate members.

From May 2019 the Chairman of the Board is Dr Filippa Nyberg, Chief Medical Officer, Karolinska University Hospital, Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet.

The other members appointed by the Swedish Government are:

Professor Johanna Adami, Principal, Sophiahemmet University

Dr Thomas Bradley, Clinical Pharmacologist, Karolinska University Hospital

Alternates:

Professor Gert Ragnarsson

Karin Meyer, Director, Apotekarsocieteten

WHO has appointed:

Ms Emer Cooke, Head, Regulation of Medicines and other Health Technologies, Essential Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization

Dr Gayatri Jayaraman, Marketed Health Products Safety and Effectiveness Information Bureau, Canada

Dr Fred Moin Siyoi, CEO, Pharmacy and Poisons Board, Kenya

Alternates:

Dr Shanthi Pal, Group Lead, Medicines Safety, Safety & Vigilance, World Health Organization

Dr Jun Kitahara, Director, International Information Group, Risk Communication Promotion Division, Safety, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), Japan

Mr Mick Foy, Group Manager, MHRA , Vigilance and Risk Management of Medicines

Last modified on: July 3, 2019
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