At the Department of Public Health Sciences, we conduct research, teaching and applied work based on global and public health science and epidemiology. The department has 9 research groups, about 80 doctoral students and around 140 employees.
Three questions to Guobin Su, doctoral student at the Department of Public Health Sciences, who will defend his thesis "Infections in patients with chronic kidney disease: patterns, outcomes and the role of vitamin D for future prevention" on 4 April.
Learning does not only happen in the classroom and within the walls of Karolinska Institutet. Olivia Biermann, PhD student at our department, spent the past three weeks at the Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Check out this video to hear more.
Galit Andersson recently defended a doctoral thesis at the Department of Public Health Sciences. In her thesis she conducted large surveys of transgender people and people living with HIV in Sweden to assay their quality of life.