Ulrica Nilsson

Ulrica Nilsson

Telephone: +46852483822
Visiting address: ANA 23, 14183 Huddinge
Postal address: H1 Neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle, H1 Omvårdnad Nilsson, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the subject area of Carin Sciences, esp. Nursing Science (2003), an Associate Professor in Perioperative Nursing (2009) and a Professor in Nursing 2012-2018 at Örebro University. Since 2018 I am a Professor of Nursing at Karolinska Insitutet in combination with a clinical position as University nurse/ specialist nurse at Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care, Karolinska University Hospital.

    Registered Nurse, 1980, Karlstad University, graduate diploma in specialist nursing anaesthesia care, RNA, 1985, University Vest and PhD in Nursing, 2003, Linköping University


  • My research focus is on perioperative care with a special interest in postoperative recovery in generally and postoperative neurocognitive recovery specifically. My research is clinical research and with a person-centered approach. I lead the research group Perioperative care https://ki.se/en/nvs/perioperative-care that focuses on identifying vulnerable groups of persons undergoing surgery and to develop and test person-centered, safe, cost-effective eHealth solutions in order to systematically monitor and support patients in their postoperative recovery.


  • I have more than 10 years of experience of being examiner for all Clinical and theoretical Courses in Nursing Science, Anaesthetic Nursing in Specialist Nursing Programme - Anaesthesia Care. Five years of experience of being examiner for Nursing Science, Degree Project (Examensarbete – Magister), advanced level. As well as experience of being examiner for other Nursing courser on advanced level such as courses in hygiene. I have been the Director of the, Doctoral Programme in Healthcare Sciences School of Medical Sciences, Örebro university for three years.


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