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 Pharm Assist 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).

Mats Ehrnebo

PhD, MSc Pharmacy, Associate professor
Chairman of the Board, Senior Adviser in Drug Development and Pharmacokinetics/ Bioequivalence
Phone: +46 706 42 15 01
E-mail: mats. ehrnebo (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Mats Ehrnebo serves as Senior Adviser in Drug Development and Pharmacokinetics/Bioequivalence at Pharm Assist, and as Chairman of the Board. He has a solid experience as a Medical Writer, serving both large and small pharma and medical device companies during many years. In addition, Mats is an inventor of new pharmaceutical formulations and dosage forms, of which recent patented formulations are in preclinical and clinical testing. Mats is the author and co-author of about 50 scientific publications and has during several years been a board member and secretary of the Swedish Society for Clinical Studies (Swedish Pharmaceutical Society).

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 and Medical Writing, and also runs registration processes and provides regulatory advice in development projects. Previous experiences include ten years as a clinical pharmacokinetics assessor at the Swedish Medical Products Agency.

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
As Medical Writer, Åsa Fransson prepares the clinical and preclinical reports and documents required for the registration of pharmaceuticals and the certification of medical devices. Åsa 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.

Anna Janises

MSc Biomedicine
GDP
Phone: +46 704 19 69 35
E-mail: anna.janises (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Anna Janises has a MSc in Biomedicine from Uppsala University. At Pharm Assist she works as QA Manager and as a GDP-consultant, primarily with national distributors and transport companies. Anna has worked with quality assurance in Life Science companies since 2014.

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, primarily from the product information unit. Previously she worked as a pharmacist in outpatient care and hospital care.

Anna Wong Smedbäck

MSc Pharmacy
Pharmacovigilance, 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 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 and regulatory affairs. 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.

Elisabeth Widmark

M Sc Pharm
Regulatory Affairs and GDP
Phone: +46 735 04 69 43
E-mail: elisabeth.widmark (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Elisabeth Widmark is a pharmacist and her main focus is as a Regulatory Affairs Consultant, both within international and local Regulatory Affairs, and as a GDP consultant, where she is acting as Responsible Person for Wholesale for both small national and large global companies. She also provides training in Pharmacovigilance and GDP. She has a broad experience within Regulatory Affairs, after more than 10 years at Fresenius Kabi. She has also experience from Quality Assurance and acting as Local Safety Officer in the Nordic countries.

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: +46 734 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.

Anna-Maria Aulin

M Sc Pharmacy
Pharmacovigilance, GDP and Regulatory Affairs
Phone: +46 735 07 51 04
E-mail: annamaria.aulin (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Anna-Maria Aulin is a pharmacist and her main focus is Pharmacovigilance, GDP and Regulatory Affairs. She has more than 10 years of experience from working as consultant within Regulatory Affairs with both local and global projects. Anna-Maria is also experienced in Pharmacovigilance as well as complaint management for products marketed in the Nordic markets.

Agata Wasik

Ph D Immunopharmacology
Medical Writing
Phone: +46 735 00 32 64
E-mail: agata.wasik (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Agata Wasik is a Medical Writer at Pharm Assist. She has a Ph D in immunopharmacology and has ten years of experience as a haematology scientist at Karolinska Institute (Stockholm), with many multi-disciplinary and industry collaborations. Agata has substantial experience as an author and as a reviewer of research articles for scientific journals.

Annika Söderpalm

PhD Neurobiology
Medical Writing
Phone: +46 735 11 72 12
E-mail: annika.soderpalm (at) pharmassist (dot) se
Annika Söderpalm is one of Pharm Assist’s medical writers. She has a PhD in biology and a degree in journalism. Annika’s doctoral work concerned development and degeneration of retinal sensory cells. She has also done research on the neuropharmacology of addictive substances. Annika has since worked for many years as a medical writer, medical copywriter and science communicator within the pharmaceutical and life science industries.