Stina Ek

Stina Ek

Assistant Professor
Telephone: +46852487583
Visiting address: Nobels väg 13, 17177 Stockholm
Postal address: C6 Institutet för miljömedicin, C6 Epidemiologi Modig, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am an Assistant Professor in Karin Modig's research group Ageing &

  • Health at the Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine. I am a licensed physiotherapist, have a master's in public health and am a doctor of geriatric epidemiology.


  • * Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Uppsala University (2005)
    * Master in Public Health and Applied Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet 
  • (2012)
    * PhD in Geriatric Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet (2019)


  • My research focus is on healthy aging and especially prognosis after fal injuries and fractures, physical resilience, and osteoporosis. 


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  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2024-2028

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, 2019
  • Degree Of Master Of Medical Science 120 Credits, Karolinska Institutet, 2012

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