Lennart Levi


Phone: +46 (0)739 87 11 75

Research profile / Current work

Lennart founded and directed the Laboratory/Department for Stress Research at Karolinska Institutet in 1959 and the National Swedish Institute for Psychosocial Medicine in 1980 to his retirement from both positions in 1995. Since then, he has served as a temporary adviser/consultant to the Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees (TCO), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labor Office (ILO) and the Commission of European Union, in an endeavor to implement his and other researchers findings to promote occupational and public health. 2006–2010 he was Member of the Swedish Parliament (Centre Party) with a similar objective. Presently, Lennart is Senior Adviser to his party and also to Stress Research Institute.

Education: MD, PhD at Karolinska Institutet