Recently appointed professors

Professors, Adjunct Professors and Visiting Professors appointed since September 2020, and who will have their positions confirmed in an inauguration ceremoni in the autumn of 2021.

Professors

Lars E. Eriksson has been appointed Professor of Nursing at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society from 1 October 2021.

Johan Hartman has been appointed Professor of Tumour Pathology at the Department of Oncology-Pathology from 1 September 2021.

Rune Brautaset has been appointed Professor of Optometry at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience from 1 September 2021.

Annsofi Johannsen has been appointed Professor of Oral Health and Disease at the Department of Dental Medicine from 1 August 2021.

Olof Stephansson has been appointed Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, focusing on Obstetrics-Gynecology at the Department of Medicine, Solna from 1 July 2021. 

Karin Ekström Smedby has been appointed Professor of Hematology-Oncology, focusing on Clinical Epidemiology at the Department of Medicine, Solna from 1 Juni 2021.

Petter Brodin has been appointed Professor of Pediatric Immunology at the Department of Women's and Children's Health from 1 July 2021.

Marie Klingberg Allvin has been appointed Professor of Reproductive Health at the Department of Women's and Children's Health from 1 July 2021.

Terese Stenfors has been appointed Professor of Medical Education at the Unit of Teaching and Learning from 1 June 2021.

Maja Jagodic has been appointed Professor of Neuroinflammation at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience from 1 April 2021.

Ola Hermanson has been appointed Professor of Neuroscience  at the Department of Neuroscience from 1 March 2021. 

Konstantinos Meletis has been appointed Professor of  Systems Neuroscience  at the Department of Neuroscience from 1 March 2021.

Torkel Brismar as been appointed Professor of Medical Radiology at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology from 1 February 2021. 

Bodil Lund has been appointed Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Department of Dental Medicine from 8 January 2021. 

Stefan Swartling Peterson has been appointed Professor of Global Transformations for Health at the Department of Global Public Health from 1 January 2021.

Arkan Sayed-Noor has been appointed Professor of Orthopedics at the Department of Clinical Research and Education, Södersjukhuset from 1 January 2021. 

Jorge Ruas  has been appointed Professor of Molecular Physiology at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology from 1 November 2020.

Margaret Sällberg Chen has been appointed Professor of Clinical Oral Immunology at the Department of Dental Medicine from 1 November 2020. 

Anders Enocson has been appointed Professor of Orthopedic Traumatology at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery from 1 October 2020. 

Christina Samuelsson has been appointed Professor of Logopaedics at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology from 1 October 2020. 

Dorota Religa has been appointed Professor of Geriatrics at the Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society from 1 September 2020. 

Andres Salumets has been appointed Professor of Reproductive Medicine at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology from 1 September 2020. 

Adjunct Professors

Marianne Arner has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Hand Surgery at the Department of Clinical Science and Education, Södersjukhuset from 1 October 2021. 

Margareta Hedström has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedics at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology from 1 July 2021.

Peter Thelin Schmidt has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Gastroenterology at the Department of Medicine, Solna from 1 July 2021. 

Anders Ullén as been appointed Adjunct Professor of Clinical Oncology at the Department of Oncology-Pathology from 1 July 2021.

Eva Serlachius has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience from 1 April 2021. 

Maria J Eriksson has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Clinical Physiology at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery from 1 April 2021. 

Pia Österlund has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Colorectal Cancer at the Department of Oncology-Pathology from 1 February 2021.

Jon Lampa has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Rheumatology at the Department of Medicine, Solna from 1 February 2021.

Björn Fischler has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Paediatrics, focusing on liver diseases, at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology from 1 January 2021. 

Kenny Rodriguez-Wallberg has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Reproductive Oncology at the Department of Oncology-Pathology from 1 January 2021. 

Anna Lindstrand has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Clinical Genetics at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery from 1 December 2020.

Katalin Dobra has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Molecular Pathology at the Department of Laboratory Medicine from 1 December 2020. 

Jaakko Patrakka has been appointed Adjunct Professor of Pathology at the Department of Laboratory Medicine from 1 September 2020. 

Visiting Professors

Joanna Kvist has been appointed Visiting Professor of Physiotherapy at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery from 1 April 2021. 

Annette Bruchfeld has been appointed Visiting Professor of Inflammatory Kidney Diseases at the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology from 1 January 2021.

Foreign Adjunct Professors

Inauguration Ceremony in Aula Medica

In autumn every year, Karolinska Institutet arranges an Inauguration Ceremony where new professors at KI are presented and academic prizes are delivered. Next Inauguration Ceremony will be held in October 2021

Practical details about the ceremony

More about the Inauguration Ceremony of 2020