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About me

  • Post-doc researcher in Perinatal Epidemiology, Sven Cnattingius' group
  • Resident physician in Paediatrics, Astrid Lindgren Childrens' Hospital
  • Former director of studies at the KI/SLL Research School in Epidemiology for Clinicians (generation 11, 2012-2014)


2011             Doctoral degree (PhD) in Medicine, Karolinska Institutet

2005             Licensed Physician

2001             Medical degree, Karolinska Institiutet

Research description

I work mainly on register-based studies of perinatal risk-factors and outcomes, focusing on near-term and term newborn infants. Specifically, I will perform diagnostic studies of the routine examination of newborn infants and cohort studies of neonatal hypoglycaemia treated at the well-baby clinic. As a side-track I am also working with studies on paediatric gastroenterology.

I have a great interest in pedagogy and teaching. I still teach at the KI/SLL Research School in Epidemiology and I have organized several epidemiology courses of different formats for other post-graduate students. I am part of the research school steering group, reading applications to the school every year. I also teach medical students at Karolinska Institutet on a regular basis. For the future, I am interested in creating e-learning courses and I have recently taken a course in Open Network Learning.

From October 1, 2015 and one year ahead, I am visiting professor at Humanitas University in Milan, Italy. I am also cooperating with SDA Bocconi School of Management and Milano-Bicocca University in Milan. Among other things, I will teach epidemiology at the Bocconi Master course in Health Care Organisation, an international leadership course for physicians at Humanitas/Bocconi and to the medical students at Humanitas. 

Academic honours, awards and prizes

2014: Awarded the SLL Postdoktor grant at 50% duty for 2 years, with           possible extension to 4 years 

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