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About me

  • Post-doc researcher in Perinatal Epidemiology, Olof Stephansson's group
  • Specialist doctor in Paediatrics, Astrid Lindgren Childrens' Hospital
  • Former director of studies at the KI/SLL Research School in Epidemiology for Clinicians (generation 11, 2012-2014)

Education

2018             Specialist in Paediatic Medicine, Karolinska Hospital

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 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 and neonatal seizures.

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.

 I have been visiting professor at Humanitas University in Milan, Italy 2015-2016. This cooperation has led to one manuscript so far. I am also cooperating with SDA Bocconi School of Management and Milano-Bicocca University in Milan. Among other things, I have taught epidemiology at the SDA Bocconi Master of International Health Care Management, Economics and Policy (MIHMEP), 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 4 years

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