History of life support care in Europe
Head of Department, Professor in Emergency Medicine, FERC Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Professor in emergency medicine in Sweden Karolinska Institutet and Finland Turku University
Chair elected for European Resuscitation Council
She has worked in the prehospital setting most of her career. Her research interests are trauma, cardiac arrest, medical education, pain, flows in the emergency department. Professor Castrén has been the founding member of the resuscitation Council in Finland and has been a board member of the Swedish and Finnish Red Cross First Aid Council for years. She is nominated the Co-Chair of ILCOR 2015 and is an active member of the work to develop the Resuscitation Guidelines 2015.