Kristin Farrants

Kristin Farrants

Assistant Professor
Visiting address: Avd försäkringsmedicin, Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm
Postal address: K8 Klinisk neurovetenskap, K8 Fm Mittendorfer-Rutz, 171 77 Stockholm

About me


  • I am an assistant professor in insurance medicine with a research focus on sickenss absence in different life stages and occupations. I obtained my doctoral degree from Durham University, on the topic of changing welfare states and health inequalities.


  • My research interests are in the area of sickness absence, specifically sickness absence among people of higher ages in the workforce, psychosocial 

  • work environment and sickness absence, as well as sickness absence among white-collar and blue-collar workers, in general and in the trade and retail industry.


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