Nina Brodin

Nina Brodin

Senior Lecturer/Physcial Therapist | Docent
Telephone: +46852488843
Visiting address: ANA 23 (B3), 14183 Huddinge
Postal address: H1 Neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle, H1 Fysioterapi Brodin, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am Associate Professor and Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Karolinska Institutet with a combined position as Physiotherapist at Danderyd Hospital Corp. I am appointed Deputy Head of the Department of Physiotherapy and work as a lecturer and coordinator of advanced level courses at the department. I am a teacher representative in three education councils within KI (NVS, FyFa and KIDS) and a member of the KI Pedagogical Academy. In my clinical part, I work within Rheumatology and Orthopaedics. 2018 - awarded the "Best teacher at the physiotherapy programme" by the students. 2017 - awarded the Ingrid Odén prize for research in Physiotherapy I have a bachelor degree in Physiotherapy from 1999, a master degree in Physiotherapy from 2003, a PhD in Physiotherapy from 2008, all from Karolinska Institutet. Besides this, I have taken courses in behavioral medicine, health economy, university teaching and leadership.


  • My main research area involves inflammatory rheumatic joint diseases and focuses on assessment tools, effects and experiences of physical activity and exercise, health economy and how health care professionals work. Other research areas are trauma rehabilitation, ICF in the sick-leave process and sustainability.


  • Since 2017, I am a member of the Pedagogical academy at KI.


All other publications


  • Senior Lecturer/Physcial Therapist, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 2018-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2017
  • Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 2008
  • Master Of Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet, 2003
  • Bachelor Of Science In Physiotherapy, Karolinska Institutet, 1999

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