Melody Almroth

Melody Almroth

Assistant Professor
Visiting address: Nobels väg 13, 17177 Stockholm
Postal address: C6 Institutet för miljömedicin, C6 Arbetsmedicin Falkstedt, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am an assistant professor at the Unit of Occupational Medicine at the 

  • Institution of Environmental Medicine. Some of my research interests are
    occupational health, mental health, social inequalities in health, public health, and epidemiology

    *Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, *PhD from the department of Global Public
    Health, 2019
    *Umeå University, Sweden* Master's of Science degree in public health, 2014
    *Portland State University, USA *Bachelors of Arts degree in social science
    and history, 2010


  • My current research focuses on psychosocial work exposures, mental health,
    labor market longevity, and social inequalities. Throughout my career, I have
    had a strong focus on mental health. This includes my doctoral thesis which
    was about future academic prospects and mental health among adolescents.


  • 2019-present - teacher and course leader for the course Epidemiology: Swedish
    Case studies at DIS Study Abroad in Scandinavia (bachelor level).
    2022-present - teacher and course leader for the course Theory of Science in
    the Master Program in Public Health at Karolinska Institutet.
    2022-2023 - teaching assistant for the course Health Promotion in Working
    Life in the Master Program in Work and Health at Karolinska Institutet.


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  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2029

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2019

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