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.
    I am appointed Deputy Head of the Division of Physiotherapy and 

  • work as a lecturer and coordinator of advanced level courses at the
    division. 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
    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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