Anna-Clara Hollander

Anna-Clara Hollander

Principal Researcher | Docent
Visiting address: Solnavägen 1E, 11365 Stockholm
Postal address: K9 Global folkhälsa, K9 GPH Dalman Hollander, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Anna-Clara Hollander is an associate professor and clinical psychologist (leg. psykolog) and received her PhD in psychiatric epidemiology in 2013 and is active in the research group (EPiCSS). Anna-Clara has lived and worked in Tajikistan 2006-2008 studying PTSD and depression after their civil war and spent time as post doc at the Division of Psychiatry, University College London. 

  • Academic honours, awards and prizes
    Anna-Clara Hollander's research awarded her the European Psychiatric Association Research Prizes 2017 in the category “Biological correlates and treatments of mental disorders”.


  • Anna-Clara is using population register-based approaches to social risk factors, such as migration of psychiatric morbidity and mortality and utilization of psychiatric care ( In addition to the register-based epidemiology, Anna-Clara use field epidemiological methods to study for instance undocumented migrants and is leading various validation studies of diagnose in psychiatry registers. Anna-Clara is also doing intervention studies to increase use of mental health services among migrants, see (


  • Anna-Clara is teaching and has been teaching the subjects Migrant health, Migrants mental health, Global mental health and Ethnicity and health at the bachelor, master and PhD-level at the Karolinska Institutet. Anna-Clara is also the course leader at the 7, 5 HP course in Evidence based public health intervention at bachelor level at the Stockholm University.


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  • Principal Researcher, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2021
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2013

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