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About me

My name is Johanna Granhagen Jungner and is a registered nurse with a master's degree in pain and pain management with a focus on children. Since 1998 I have worked as a nurse with children who have undergone neurosurgery at Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, as well as in long-term intensive care (LIVA) for children. I have also worked in the pain therapy unit at Spinalis (rehab clinic for spinal cord injuries) where the focus was on complementary pain management methods.

2007 I started working as a lecturer at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institutet.

From 2014 I am a PhD candidate at the Childhood Cancer Research Unit, Department of Women’s and Children’s Health.


2014 - ongoing doctoral studies, KI

PULD 2009 - Education for University Teachers, 5 credits at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

2005 Master of Science in Pain - Nursing - Processing, Lulea University of Technology, Luleå.

1998 Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, 120 credits at Karolinska Institutet,  Stockholm.

1998 Registered Nurse, SCC, Stockholm.

Research description

My ​​research area is intercultural childhood cancer care. The overall aim of the research project is to obtain a deeper understanding regarding the use of interpreters and obtain knowledge of the obstacle and promoting implementation of evidence-based guidelines in pediatric cancer care in Sweden.

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