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About me

My current research focuses on the consequences of sick leave and risk factors for stress-related sick leave using data from the Swedish Twin Registry, questionnaires and other sources. 

My PhD project was focused on using exercise as a treatment for mild to moderate depression. The data came from a large RCT, the Regassa study (http://www.regassa.se/sv/) and included treatment as usual and three exercise groups of varying intensity. 

Additionally I have worked on a project regarding risk and protective factors for fall injuries in elderly. In this project we used data from registers and the Stockholm Public Health Cohort. 

Education

2013-2016      Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

PhD in Medical Sciences with a focus on public health and epidemiology

Title of thesis: Exercise As Treatment For Depression

 

2010 – 2012      Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Master of Public Health Epidemiology                                 

 

2005 - 2008       University of Iceland, Reykjavík

B.A. in Sociology

 

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