Linnea Sjöberg

Linnea Sjöberg

Communications Officer
Telephone: +46852485844
Visiting address: Tomtebodavägen 18 A, 17177 Solna
Postal address: H1 Neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle, H1 ARC Medicin Rizzuto, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Linnea Sjöberg has a Master in Medical Science with a major in Public Health
    Science with Health Economics from the University of Gothenburg, and holds a
    PhD in Medical Science from Karolinska Institutet. She currently works as a
    researcher in the medical sector at the Aging Research Center (ARC), and as a
    Scientific Communicator for the National E-Infrastructure for Aging Research
    (NEAR), which coordinates existing databases from the major population-based
    longitudinal studies on aging and health in Sweden. The aims of NEAR are to
    promote and facilitate aging research in Sweden, to increase national as well
    as international exchange and collaboration, and to enhance research quality
    and generalizability of research findings. For more information, please see:
    Linnea's primary research interests include psychiatric- and geriatric
    epidemiology, and she defended her thesis with the title: “Using a
    life-course approach to better understand depression in older age” in
    2006-2010- Master of Medical Science with a Major in Public Health Science
    with Health Economics, University of Gothenburg
    Master thesis title: A study of the public commitment regarding thresholds
    based on cost/QALY
    Bachelor thesis title: Experiences of preventive health initiatives – a
    phenomenological study among elderly and their relatives


  • Linnea is or has been involved in research projects related to depression
    prevalence, risk factors, consequences, and treatment of depression, as well
    as sleep and risk of cognitive decline or dementia, cross-national
    differences in loneliness and social isolation, suicidal thoughts, and
    injurious falls in older adults.


  • Teaching at the course: "Moment 2- Aging, Developmental psychology” at the
    psychology program at Karolinska Institutet.
    Teaching at the course: “Geriatric epidemiology: Health assessments in old
    ages" at the master program in public health at Karolinska Institutet.
    Teaching at the course: “Application of Epidemiological Approaches to Aging
    Research” at doctoral level at Karolinska Institutet.


All other publications


  • Communications Officer, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 2018-

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 2018

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