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MD PhD Margareta BLENNOW Head of Child Health Care Services, Sachs' Children and Youth Hospital, Stockholm

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 MD, PhD and licensed as specialist in Paediatrics
 Chair of the Advisory Committee on Paediatrics and Child Health in the Stockholm City Council
 Former President of the Swedish Paediatric Society
 The main research concerns vaccination and the effect on health and well-being of the outdoor environment in pre-schools
since 1996 Head of the Child Health Services in the southern parts of Stockholm

Memberships

Member, Swedish Paediatric Society
Member, Drug expert panel of vaccines, Stockholm City Council
Member, The Expert Panel at the Ombudsman for Children in Sweden, a government agency
Board member, The Swedish OMEP (Organisation Mondiale pour l'éducation Préscolaire)

Publications

"Impact of Pree-School Environment upon Children's Physical Activity and Sun Exposure" Prev. Med.; 42: 301-8, 2006
"Vaccination of children - summary and conclusion from a systematic review" Acta PAediatr; 99: 1287-9, 2010
"Autism Screening toddlers with GHAT in a child health care programme did not improve early identification. Acta Paediatr; 99: 1897-9, 2010
"Preeschool outdoor play environment may combine promotion of children's physical activity and sun protection. Further evidence from Southern Sweden and North Carolina. Science & Sports; 26:72-82, 2011