Wilhelmina Hoffman who is part of NEAR’s Steering Group, is one of this year’s recipients of an honorary doctorate of medicine from Karolinska Institutet. She is specialist in geriatrics, and CEO of Silviahemmet and the Swedish Dementia Centre.
Medical advances require research, innovation, education and the effective clinical implementation of scientific evidence. Wilhelmina Hoffman has been pioneering in her understanding of these interconnections and the need for change, and her opening of new collaborative channels between universities, particularly KI, and healthcare at primary, specialized environments and nursing homes. Throughout her career, she has focused with great acumen and purpose on building bridges between academy and clinic, science and clinical practice, and research and education.
“It’s a true honor to receive this accolade, which is testimony to the university’s acknowledgement of the importance of dementia diseases and the vital connections between research, healthcare and social care in the efforts to create a more dementia-friendly society”, she says.
On March 9-10, the database managers of NEAR held a two-day workshop on-site at the Aging Research Center at Karolinska Institutet, with the main purpose of discussing and developing overall matters of database management. The first day was focused on publishing and sharing your data, where three representatives from the KI Data Access Unit (DAU) […]
Willhelmina Hoffman, Björn Halleröd, Kaare Christensen, Luigi Ferrucci, Anne, W Ekdahl NEAR has now entered the next phase 2.0, with a focus on consolidation and expansion, and due to that, a new Steering Group has been appointed. The new Steering Group consists of members with national and internationally recognized expertise in aging research and research […]
Laura Fratiglioni, Johan Sanmartin Berglund, Ingmar Skoog The Ministry of Social Affairs recently decided on new appointments for the members of the Council on Geriatric Research, among which we find profiles involved in the National E-infrastructure (NEAR), as well as researchers at the Aging Research Center (ARC) at Karolinska Institutet. The Council on Geriatric Research […]