Valgerður Rúnarsdóttir MD, Medical Director of SÁÁ, graduated from medical school, University of Iceland 1992, internship in Iceland til 1995.
Residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University program Rhode Island and to follow Addiction Medicine fellowship, 1995-2000. Board certified in Internal Medicine 1999 and Addiction Medicine 2000 in the US and licensed specialist in both in Iceland.
Diplomate study in public governance from University of Iceland 2014.
Participated in diverse activities for the Icelandic Medical Society in the last 17 years, on the Board and vice president, in Ethical Committee, in Election committee.
Participated in diverse clinical research and some publications
Worked full time in addiction medicine at SÁÁ´s hospital and clinics since 2000, for the total of over 17 years, and recently became the medical director of SÁÁ´s addiction treatments.