Prof. Dr. Jens Häggström

DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM (Cardiology)

Current position
Professor Internal Medicine Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.

Education and Experience
1990 DVM, graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Uppsala
1991 Short-term research employment (3 months) granted by the Veterinary Faculty Board
1991-97 PhD position in Clinical Physiology (Cardiology)at the Department of Physiology
1992-1995, 2000-2001 Member of the University Research Council, SLU
1996 PhD in Veterinary Cardiology (Clinical Physiology)
1996- member of the Executive committee of ESVC. 2007-2010 President Elect and 2010-2013 President of ESVC.
1996-97 Member of the Board for Strategical Planning of Higher Academic Positions at the VeterinaryFaculty, SLU
1997-2001 Assistant Professor (Forskarassistent) in Clinical Physiology at the Department of AnimalPhysiology
1998 Board Certified (Diplomate) in the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
1998-Diplomate in the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ECVIM).
From 1999 member of the Board of the Cardiology Speciality Group and between 2003 and 2006, as President over the Speciality Group Cardiology and member of the ECVIM Executive Committee.
Between 1999 to 2006 Chairman Education and Credential Committee.
2000 Associate Professor(Docent) in Clinical Physiology at the Department of Animal Physiology
2000-2001Study coordinator for PhD program at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, SLU
2001-2002 Temporary Associate Professor Department ofSmall Animal Medicine and Surgery
2001-2002 University Strategical Education Committee, SLU
2001-2002 Employed 30% of my time by the University Rector with strategical planning of higher education at the University
2002-2003 Associate Professor at the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
2003 to present Professor Internal medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, SLU
2004-2007 Member of the Faculty Research Committee, SLU
2005-2006 Member of the Executive Board of the The Canine Heart Failure International ExpertGroup (CHIEF)
2007-2010 Member of the Faculty Committee for Higher Academic positions (suppleant)
2006-2010 Member of the ACVIM Consensus Statement Group concerning therapy of mitralvalve disease.
2009-2010 Member of the ACVIM Subcommittee on diagnosis of Dilated Cardiomyopathy in dogs.
2012- Member of the Programe Committee of SciLifeLab, Uppsala.

Recognitions and Prizes
1998 PhD thesis awarded aprice from the Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry for prominent PhDthesis..
1997 The Carolus Linneus Prize awarded by the Swedish Royal Science Society for prominent achievement
1997 Hjalmar Håkanssonaward by the Swedish Veterinary Association for prominent veterinary academicthesis.