Family: Born Nov. 13, 1952, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Mats Ake Renlund and Mariana Andersson Renlund; married Ruth Lybbert on June 16, 1977, in the Salt Lake Temple. Parents of one child: Ashley Ruth.
Education: Bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Utah, 1976; Doctor of Medicine from the University of Utah, 1980; training in internal medicine and cardiovascular diseases, Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1980-1986.
Career: Cardiologist specializing in heart failure and heart transplantation; professor of internal medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine; medical director of the Utah Transplantation Affiliated Hospitals Cardiac Transplant Program since 1991; director of the Heart Failure Prevention and Treatment Program at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City since 2000.
Church service: Fifth Quorum of the Seventy, stake president, high councilor, assistant high priest group leader, bishop, ward Sunday School president, ward mission leader, teachers quorum adviser, and missionary in the Sweden Stockholm Mission, 1972-74.