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Claes Jönsson (Chair, Associate Professor, Göteborg)
Agneta Montgomery (Associate Professor, Malmö)
Lars Enochsson (Associate Professor, Umeå)
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Peter Leander (Associate Professor, Malmö)
Johanna Österberg (PhD, Consultant, Mora)
Mikael Lilja (PhD, General Practitioner, Östersund)
Jan Adolfsson (Project Manager)
Anna Westlind Johnsson (Assistant Project Manager until August 2015)
Pia Johansson (Health Economists)
Anders Norlund (Health Economists)
Hanna Olofsson (Information Specialists)
Maja Kärrman Fredriksson (Information Specialists)
Anneth Syversson (Project Administrator)
Sigurd Vitols (Medical Advisor)
Linda Bardram (Associate Professor, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Björn Edwin (Professor, Oslo, Norway)
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