Anna Machowska

Anna Machowska

Affiliated to Teaching/Tutoring
Visiting address: Widerströmska huset Tomtebodavägen 18 A, plan 3, 17165 Solna
Postal address: K9 Global folkhälsa, K9 GPH Stålsby Lundborg, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Anna Machowska is a postdoctoral researcher in Global Health at Karolinska
    Her research concerns medicines in health systems, focusing antibiotics. Anna
    manages projects aiming to improve use of antibiotics and address the
    ever-growing problem of antibiotic resistance, mostly in low and
    middle-income countries.
    Anna obtained her PhD degree in 2016 at Karolinska Institutet as a Marie
    Curie fellow, which was a joint collaboration between industrial and academic
    institutions. During her doctoral education she investigated the role of
    education and patient empowerment to facilitate choice of and access to
    health services, specifically dialysis therapy.
    Swedish Research Council grant for CAREChild project, co-applicant
    (3 000 000 SEK)
    Karolinska Institutet, travel grants, main applicant (50 000 SEK)
    Early Stage Researcher (ESR) in Marie Curie Initial Training Network (ITN):
    European Training and Research in Peritoneal Dialysis (EuTRiPD), Baxter
    Healthcare Europe and Karolinska Institutet, 2012 - 2015.
    Erasmus Program: Master’s Programme (Erasmus Research Project), University
    of Groningen, The Netherlands
    PhD in Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2016
    MSc in Medical Biotechnology, University of Wroclaw, Poland, 2010
    Master’s Programme (Erasmus Research Project) in Molecular Biology,
    University of Groningen, The Netherlands, 2009


  • Co-PI and project coordinator of the “Containment of antibiotic resistance
    - measures to improve antibiotic use in pregnancy, childbirth and child
    (CAREChild)” project, *Lao PDR*
    Participating researcher in the antibiotic surveillance project in two
    private sector hospitals, *India*
    Participating researcher in the interventional study aiming at changing
    GPs’ antibiotic prescribing behaviour for patients with acute respiratory
    tract infections, *Malta*


  • Course Director “Advanced course in Health Systems and Policy”. Master's
    Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management, Karolinska Institutet.
    Course coordinator and lecturer “Basic pharmacoepidemiology in a global
    context”. Doctoral Programme in Biology of Infections and Global Health,
    Karolinska Institutet.
    Course coordinator and lecturer “Improving use of medicines, focusing
    antibiotics”. Doctoral Programme in Biology of Infections and Global
    Health, Karolinska Institutet.
    *Student Supervision*
    */Main supervisor PhD:/*
    * Ioana Ghiga (registered July 2019): Identification of feasible
    interventions to combat antibiotic resistance and implementation barriers
    and enablers for these interventions in *Romania*


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  • Affiliated to Teaching/Tutoring, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2021-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, 2017

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