Göran Pershagen has been a professor at the Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet since 1987 and senior physician at the Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Stockholm County Council since 1990. He was the chair of the Institute of Environmental Medicine from 2000-2008. Göran has served as a consultant to international organizations, such as IARC, WHO and EU, mainly in relation to environmental health risk assessment, as well as a large number of similar assignments for Swedish authorities. Göran has published more than 300 scientific articles with original data in journals with peer review, mainly in the field of environmental epidemiology. (H-index: 65, total number of citations: 13108 and average citations per item: 34.49.) He is the main supervisor of 12 PhD students and five postdocs.