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About me

I am a graduate student at the division of Clinical Geriatrics since 2015. My supervisor is Anne Ekdahl and my co-supervisors are Lars-Olof Wahlund and Anne-Marie Boström. I also work as a resident at the Geriatric Clinic in Danderyd. I am affiliated to the The Swedish National Graduate School for Competitive Science on Ageing and Health, SWEAH, since 2017. 


Medical degree, Linköping University, 2007. 

Research description

My field of research is frailty. I examine the effect of outpatient Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) on frailty. I will also look into how elderly with frailty can be recognised in Swedish Healthcare.


Outpatient comprehensive geriatric assessment: effects on frailty and mortality in old people with multimorbidity and high health care utilization
Mazya Al, Garvin P, Ekdahl Aw
Aging clinical and experimental research 2018;():-

Long-Term Evaluation of the Ambulatory Geriatric Assessment: A Frailty Intervention Trial (AGe-FIT): Clinical Outcomes and Total Costs After 36 Months
Ekdahl Aw, Alwin J, Eckerblad J, Husberg M, Jaarsma T, Mazya Al, et al
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 2016;17(3):263-8

The Ambulatory Geriatric Assessment - a Frailty Intervention Trial (AGe-FIT) - A randomised controlled trial aimed to prevent hospital readmissions and functional deterioration in high risk older adults: A study protocol
Mazya Al, Eckerblad J, Jaarsma T, Hellstrom I, Krevers B, Milberg A, et al