David Smekal, MD, PhD
Founder of UCPR. Senior consultant at the department of Anaesthesia & Intensive care, Uppsala University Hospital. He is also the Medical director of the EMS system in the Region of Uppsala. Main research fields are clinical trials in the prehospital setting and ICU research. He has a great interest in teaching and he is a director of studies and semester co-ordinator at the Medical school at Uppsala University. On a national level, he is a head of the board of the Swedish Society of Intensive care and board member SFAI-UF (Swedish Society for anaesthesia and Intensive care, section for research and teaching) and SLAS (National Board of Medical directors of EMS systems in Sweden).
Hans Blomberg, MD, PhD
Senior consultant at the department of Anaesthesia & Intensive care, Uppsala University Hospital. Active at the helicopter service since year 2000, and previous Medical director of the EMS system in the Region of Uppsala, 2003-2016. Since October 2016 Medical Director of the medical dispatch in the Regions of Uppsala and Sörmland and medical adviser at the dispatch in the region of Västra Götaland. One out of three creators of a new medical dispatch decision system, which is implemented in four regions.
He has been deeply involved in prehospital education (CMD in PHTLS and AMLS), both hands on exercises and in creating and developing the prehospital educational platform.
PhD in prehospital care 2013, and he is currently active in prehospital research, with a focus on medical dispatch. He is a member of the board of FLISA (National Society for directors of Swedish prehospital care) and SLAS (National Board of Medical directors of EMS systems in Sweden).
Sten Rubertsson, MD, PhD
Sten Rubertsson is professor in Anaesthesiology & Intensive care medicine at the Dept. of Surgical Sciences/Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care Medicine, Uppsala University. He is also vice chairman of the Dept. of Surgical Sciences and research group leader for the research within Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care Medicine.
His research has been within experimental cardiac arrest but is now focused in clinical research within cardiac arrest and intensive care medicine. He is a senior consultant working in the general ICU at the Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital.