Team

Johan von Heijne

BSc and MBA
Managing Director
Phone: +46 705 95 15 10
E-mail: johan.vonheijne (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Johan von Heijne serves as CEO of Pharmassist and as Senior Quality and Regulatory Consultant focusing on Medical Devices. In addition, Johan provides services for life science companies as Executive Advisor relating to strategy and business development. He has some +30 years of experience from the pharma, medtech and financial industries as board member, CEO and other executive leadership positions. Johan has worked for companies Ratos, Radi Medical (St Jude), GE, SEB and Pharmacia (Pfizer).

Maria Santesson

MSc Pharmacy
Head Regulatory Affairs and Head Medical Writing
Phone: +46 720 45 35 48
E-mail: maria.santesson (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Maria Santesson is a pharmacist and has been working in our company since 2012. She leads the work within Regulatory Affairs, runs registration processes and provides regulatory advice in development projects. She has previously been working as a pharmacokinetics assessor at the Medical Products Agency for 10 years.

Sari Öbrink

MSc Pharmacy
Head Pharmacovigilance and Head GDP
Phone: +46 763 29 68 90
E-mail: sari.obrink (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Sari Öbrink is a pharmacist and she is assigned within Pharmacovigilance and as Responsible Person for Wholesale. She is experienced from different areas in the pharmaceutical industry and competent authorities. Among other thing she has been a pharmacokineticist at the pharma company Orexo and she´s been working with pharmacovigilance at the Medical Product Agency.

Åsa Fransson

PhD Cancer Biology
Medical Writing
Phone: +46 763 49 52 03
E-mail: asa.fransson (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Åsa Fransson has a PhD in cancer biology and has experience of drug development from the industrial sector, mainly concerning preclinical research focusing on mechanical and toxicological studies. She´s also performed a post-doc period including in-depth studies of cell- and molecular biology. As Medical Writer, Åsa prepares the clinical and preclinical reports and documents required for the registration of pharmaceuticals and the certification of medical devices.

Evelyn Hansson

MSc Pharmacy
GDP
Phone: +46 763 45 86 06
E-mail: evelyn.hansson (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Evelyn Hansson is a GDP consultant and handles complaints and deviations for our clients. She has previously worked as a pharmacist at a stand-alone Swedish Pharmacy in which she was responsible for quality assurance and handling of pharmaceuticals.

Miriam Idar

PhD Biomedicine
Medical Writing
Phone: + 46 (0) 73 528 42 80
E-mail: miriam.idar (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Miriam has a PhD in Biomedicine and works as a Medical Writer at Pharm Assist. She has 20 years working experience from the life science sector, e. g. as a Project Manager within the cell therapy/ATMP-area and as a Non-Clinical Assessor at the Swedish Medical Products Agency.

Anna Janises

MSc Biomedicine
GDP
Phone: +46 704 19 69 35
E-mail: anna.janises (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Anna Janises has a Master’s degree in biomedicine, focused on clinical drug development and immunology. Her main focus at Pharm Assist is as a GDP consultant. Anna has experience from quality assurance and small-scale drug production from Fresenius Kabi. She has also worked as a Quality Assurance Officer at Thermo Fisher Scientific who produces medical devices.

Malin Larsson

MSc Pharmacy
Regulatory Affairs
Phone: +46 763 37 69 24
E-mail: malin.larsson (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Malin Larsson is a pharmacist and she has been in our team since 2008. She is working with Regulatory Affairs and coordinates our Fass assignments. Malin is IMA certified and reviews marketing material for medicinal products.

Christin Sjöstedt

BSc Pharmacy
Regulatory Affairs
Phone: +46 735 28 58 98
E-mail: christin.sjostedt (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Christin Sjöstedt is a pharmacist and she is working as a Regulatory Affairs consultant. Christin is also IMA certified and reviews marketing material for medicinal products. She has more than 10 years working experience from the Swedish Medical Product Agency, where she mainly evaluated product information. Previously she worked as a pharmacist in outpatient care and hospital care.

Anna Wong Smedbäck

MSc Pharmacy
GDP and Regulatory Affairs
Phone: +46 763 22 43 13
E-mail: anna.wong.smedback (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Anna Wong Smedbäck is a pharmacist and she has had her main assignments in the GDP field acting as responsible Person Wholesale for a number of our clients. She also has experience from Pharmacovigilance and local Regulatory Affairs. Anna started at Pharm Assist in 2013 and she was previously part of the national resource group at Apoteket AB.

Elin Sällström

MSc Biomedicine
Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance
Phone: +46 735 74 00 43
E-mail: elin.sallstrom (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Elin Sällström has a master in biomedicine and she has been working at Pharm Assist since 2009. Elin is a consultant in Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance. She is IMA certified and reviews marketing material for medicinal products.

Annika Tallsjö

Ph D
Quality assurance and regulatory affairs expert for medical devices
Phone: +46 735 08 23 08
E-mail: annika.tallsjo (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Annika Tallsjö has a Ph D in microbiology, with a broad and solid experience from both medical devices and pharmaceuticals. She has held several leading roles within quality assurance and regulatory affairs in the life science sector. During the last 20+ years, Annika has worked with quality assurance, regulatory affairs, project management within product and process development, contract manufacturing and contract analyses. She has e. g. developed, implemented and improved quality managment systems, handled audits, and been responsible for CE marking and registration of products in EU and USA. Annika is well familiar with MDD/MDR, IVDD/IVDR, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025, GMP/GDP and US regulation Part 820 CFR 21. Annika has a Ph D from Uppsala university and spend her post-doc period at the German cancer research center DKFZ in Heidelberg.

Elisabeth Widmark

MSc Pharmacy
Regulatory Affairs
Phone: +46 735 04 69 43
E-mail: elisabeth.widmark (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Elisabeth Widmark is a pharmacist and works as a Regulatory Affairs consultant. She was previously employed at Fresenius Kabi for more than 10 years, both for the head office with international RA and at the subsidiary with local tasks. She is also up to date with the pharmacovigilance legislation, as she has held the role as Local Safety Officer for the Nordics.

Malin Östrand

MSc Pharmacy
Regulatory Affairs
Phone: +46 763 08 83 85
E-mail: malin.ostrand (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Malin Östrand is a pharmacist and joined our team in 2019. She has +10 years professional experience in Regulatory Affairs from pharma companies and the Swedish Medical Products Agency. She also has experience of Pharmacovigilance and Quality (GDP). Malin is certified to review promotional materials for Sweden (IMA certificate).

Ulrika Björnsson

B Sc Pharm
Regulatory Affairs
Phone: 0734 32 07 03
E-mail: ulrika.bjornsson (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Ulrika Björnsson is a pharmacist and is a consultant within Regulatory Affairs. Ulrika is also IMA certified and reviews marketing material for medicinal products. Ulrika has previous experience from both the regulatory unit and the product information unit at Swedish Medical Products Agency, Previously she worked as regulatory labelling manager at market units and with medical information at Apoteket Kundcentrum.