Annika Janson

Annika Janson

Affiliated to Research | Docent
Visiting address: Widerströmska huset, hiss 1, plan 8 Tomtebodavägen 18A, 17177 Stockholm
Postal address: K6 Kvinnors och barns hälsa, K6 Barnendokrinologi, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Annika Janson is an associate professor in paediatrics at Karolinska Institutet and a paediatrican, senior consultant in the department of Paediatric Endocrinology at Karolinska University Hospital

    I am a clinically active paediatrician and paediatric endocrinologist and work in the department of paediatric endocrinology at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna, and at the National Childhood Obesity Centre located in Liljeholmen.

    I have a keen interest in global health, especially maternal and child health. I have worked in several countries
  • the latest was Ethiopia with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). I am connected with the Department of Women's and Children's Health (KBH) at Karolinska Institutet.

    I am the deputy Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal Acta Paediatrica.

    I also lead the working group that should give directions for obesity care for children and adolescents in the Stockholm region, "Regional arbetsgrupp barnobesitas (RAGBO)."


  • My research interests are growth and puberty in children, global health, public health, routine health information systems, childhood obesity, adolescent medicine, bariatric surgery, type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes, thyroid disease, and Addison`s disease.


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2021-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2021

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