At the SATS 2016 meeting in Reykjavik, Dr Hanna Jensen MD, PhD recieved the 2016 Ingegerd and Viking Olof Björk scholarship.
The motivation for her nominaton was "her integration of engineering-style problem solving and technology development in translational cardiothoracic research …”
Dr. Jensen has for many years been very active in cardiothoracic research in Finland and internationally, both in the UK and US. She has presented here work at numerous international meetings and published her work in strong scientific journals.
The Ingegerd and Viking Olof Björk scholarship amounts to 30.000 Euros and is awarded to a young an outstanding colleague to honour the memory of the renowed Swedish heart surgeon, Viking Olof Björk.