Lena Marions

Lena Marions

Affiliated to Research | Docent
Visiting address: Södersjukhuset, Sjukhusbacken 21, 11883 Stockholm
Postal address: S1 Klinisk forskning och utbildning, Södersjukhuset, S1 KI SÖS Forskning Kvinnosjukvård Epstein, 118 83 Stockholm

About me

  • Lena Marions is a senior lecturer at the department of clinical science and
    education Karolinska Institutet. She is appointed as course director for
    medical students during the course in reproduction and development.
    Lena Marions is associate professor in obstetrics and gynaecology and also
    working as a senior consultant at the department of obstetrics and
    Lena Marions was previously employed by WHO in Geneva as a medical officer in
    the area of preventing unsafe abortions. At present she is also a member of
    an expert panel for recommendations of contraceptive methods. In Sweden she
    is a member of the research group at WHO collaborating centre for
    reproductive health which is situated at Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset,
    Solna. The research group, led by professor Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson has
    several projects within the area of reproductive health.


  • The area of Lena Marions research intereset is mainly sexual and reproductive
    health including methods for family planning and induced abortion, but also
    gynaecological cancer and sexaully transmitted infections (STI). Reserach
    projects are being carried out in countries outside Sweden such as
    Bangladesh, Iran, Laos and Ukraine. Some PhD projects are being supported by
    SIDA as collaboration projects between KI and the students home university
    (KIRT). In these projects the students are spending time both in Sweden and
    in thier home countries. One of these PhD projects in Laos has resulted in an
    increased awareness and screening regarding cervical cancer.


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2008
  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2001

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