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About me

I am a medical doctor working in reconstructive plastic surgery, with a PhD in cancer epidemiology from Karolinska Institutet. My research on a postdoc level is focused on clinical outcomes after surgery for cutaneous melanoma, lower limb trauma, sarcoma, and pressure ulcers. I supervise several medical students and junior researchers.

Education

Master of Science in Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2007 - 2013

 

Research description

2017 - Research on a postdoc level at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery. Clinical research within the field of reconstructive plastic surgery, focused on clinical outcomes after surgery for cutaneous melanoma, lower limb trauma, sarcoma, and pressure ulcers.

2013 - 2017 PhD in Epidemiology at the Department of Medicine, Solna. Epidemiological research focusing on myeloma and precursor state monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). For my PhD studies I received the MD/PhD scholarship (CSTP) at Karolinska Institutet.

Teaching portfolio

I have several years of experience in teaching anatomy and neuroscience to medical students, as well as acting as a lecturer and as a clinical supervisor in surgery for medical students and younger colleagues. I supervise several medical students and junior researchers.

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Committee member of Artical of the Year Award, Swedish Medical Journal, 2014 - 2018

Best lecturer, Elective course in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, May 2018

Travel grant for high-quality abstract, European Hematology Association's Annual Congress, Milan, June 2014

Travel grant for high-quality abstract, American Society of Hematology's Annual Congress, New Orleans, December 2013

MD/PhD Programme Scholarship, Karolinska Institutet, 2012

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Presentations

Complications after Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Malignant Melanoma. Swedish Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Helsingborg, Sweden, August 2018

Male gender, Ulceration and Depth Predict Recurrence and Survival after Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Malignant Melanoma - Results from a Large Cohort Study. European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS), Madrid, May 2018

No Risk of Venous or Arterial Thrombosis in Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS): Results from a Population-Based Study. European Hematology Association, Orlando, December 2015

Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS) is Associated with a 30% Increased Risk of Death. European Hematology Association, Milan, June 2014

Impact of History of Autoimmune Disease on Survival in Multiple Myeloma and MGUS. American Society of Hematology, New Orleans, December 2013

Impact of History of Autoimmune Disease on Survival in Multiple Myeloma and MGUS. European Hematology Association, Stockholm, June 2013

Personal and Family History of Immune-Related Conditions Increase the Risk of Multiple Myeloma and Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance: a Population-Based Study. Nordic Myeloma Study Group, Reykjavik, May 2012

Personal and Family History of Immune-Related Conditions Increase the Risk of Multiple Myeloma and Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance: a Population-Based Study. European Hematology Association, London, June 2011