Kristina Alexanderson's research group: SHoL

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The research group “Sickness absence, health and life situation”  (SHoL) was founded in 2003 and has been established as a leading research group within the sickness absence area under the supervision by professor Kristina Alexanderson.

The SHoL group is interdisciplinary and multi professional  within the areas of behavioural science, medicine, economics and statistics, and use both epidemiological and qualitative analysis methods. The traditional perspective of social medicine, with focus on social differences, marginalization and factors of different structural levels (society, organization, individual) is completed with a gender perspective and a health perspective.

Research projects

Here you can read more about our research projects


Here you can read more about our publications

Group members

Kristina Alexanderson Professor, Head of the Division
Charlotte Björkenstam PhD, postdoc
Sandra Doveson PhD student
Rasmus Elrud PhD student
Kristin Farrants PhD, postdoc
Emilie Friberg PhD, research associate
Lena Gonäs Senior research fellow
Viktor Granvald Statistician
Klas Gustafsson PhD, Research associate
Hanna Gyllensten PhD, postdoc
Mahbuba Haque Statistician
Elin Hinas Statistician, on leave
Pontus Josefsson Statistician
Linnea Kjeldgård Statistician, PhD student
Andreas Malm PhD student
Chantelle Murley Research associate
Henrik Nilsson PhD student
Kerstin Nilsson Statistician
Cecilia Orellana PhD, postdoc
Sara Sjölund PhD, postdoc
Arvid Sondén Statistician
Magnus Stenbeck Associate professor, researcher
Mirkka Söderman PhD student
Petter Tinghög PhD, on leave
Agneta Wennman-Larsen Associate professor
Fei Yang PhD, postdoc
Marie-Louise Andersson-Barrenäs Associate professor
Ute Bültmann Professor
Jenny Head Professor
Anders Kullgren Professor
Ulrik Lidwall PhD
Jürgen Linder Associate professor
Staffan Marklund Senior professor
Anders Norlund Associate professor
Fredrik Saboonchi Professor
Helena Stigson Associate professor
Jussi Vahtera Professor
Hugo Westerlund Professor
Margaretha Voss Associate professor


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