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About me

I am university lecturer and researcher in medical education at the Evaluation Unit (EVAL), Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME). I have been working with medical education since 2008 and affiliated with the Karolinska Institutet since 2011. I defended my PhD in 2016 with the thesis titled “It takes two to tango – an inquiry into healthcare professional education environments“.

I am also registered chiropractor (Doctor of Chiropractic) and lecturer in chiropractic and manual medicine.

Education

Undergraduate degree in Chiropractic, Scandinavian College of Chiropractic (2003)

Swedish State Registered/Licensed Chiropractor issued by the Swedish Board for Health and Welfare (2006)

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (CertMedEd), University of Dundee (2008)

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education (DipMedEd), University of Dundee (2009)

Masters in Medical Education (MMedEd), University of Dundee (2010)

PhD in Medical Science (Medical Education), Karolinska Institutet (2016)

Research description

My research is focusing on the environment in which students learn and teachers work, and how educational stakeholders in different health care professions perceive and experience their educational environment and how we can develop educational environments that are apt for different healthcare professional trainings. More specifically, regarding the meaning of educational environments at large – how can we understand the inner dynamic of educational environments and better understand b the different facets of educational environment to be able to support the development of sustainable high quality learning environments. I have a mixed-method approach to my research, employing methods deriving from both the quantitative and qualitative research tradition.

I have also an interest in research regarding neck pain and altered proprioception and the effect on these with manual therapies. 

Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Chiropractic Education

Peer reviewer commissions: BMC Medical Education, Advances in Health Sciences Education, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Journal of Chiropractic Education, International Journal of Medial Education (IJME), Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development and Journal of Chiropractic Medicine.

Academic honours, awards and prizes

”Prize winning submission”, Association of Chiropractic Colleges and Research Agenda Conference (2012)

“Researcher of the year”, Swedish Chiropractic Association (2009 & 2013)  

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