Professor of Public Health Science, Health Psychology at Red Cross University College, 20% at the Division of Insurance Medicine, Karolinska Institutet
1995: Master of Science, Psychology
2000: Doctoral degree: Psychology
2013: Docent, Qualification as Associate Professor
Main research interest in the fields of health psychology and public health and care sciences. Currently research leader for “Health Promotion and Resilience” theme at the Red Cross University College, comprising projects targeting two tracks: refugee’s health, and chronic condition. The projects include studies of assessment, method development, prevalence studies and intervention studies.
Researcher at research programme: ’Sickness Absence, Health, and Living Conditions’. Affiliated Researcher at Stress research institute, Stockholm University: “Assessment of exhaustion syndrome” and Academy for work and health at Gävle University. Member of several research groups at Karolinska institutet, Department of clinical science, Danderyd Hospital (KIDS).
Publications: 25 articles in international scientific journals, 4 submitted manuscript, 1 book chapter, >20 abstracts at scientific conferences.