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Postgraduate students

The Institute of Health and Care Sciences offers a postgraduate program leading to a PhD degree in Health Care Sciences.

List of postgraduate students currently enrolled at Sahlgrenska academy, Institute of Health and Care Sciences

Health and Care Sciences
Admitted after 1 January 2007
Viveka AnderssonProject: 
Main supervisor: 
Karin Ahlberg
Susanne Ahlstedt KarlssonProject: Person-centered support to women operated for breast cancer to manage symptoms and problems associated with anit hormonell therapy
Main supervisor: Ingela Henoch
Hanan Hamdan AlshehriProject: Prerequisites for implementation of palliative care in intensive care: a Saudi Arabian perspective
Main supervisor: Axel Wolf
May BazziProject: Collaboration and individual care in hybridsal from a professionellt- and patient perspective
Main supervisor: Ingegerd Bergbom
Lina BergmanProject: Creating a safe intra-hospital transport environment for critically ill patients
Main supervisor: Mona Ringdal
Liselotte BergqvistResearch area: Childbirth
Main supervisor: Marie Berg
Elin BlanckProject: Evaluation of person – centred care at distance.
Main supervisor: Inger Ekman
Susanna Böling


Main supervisor: Joakim Öhlén

Ewa Carlsson-LallooProject: Hiv-positive women’s sexual and reproductive health
Main supervisor: Marie Berg
Carl-Johan CederwallProject: Improve weaning from mechanical ventilation
Main supervisor: Mona Ringdal
Astrid Danilesen
Research area: Intensive care, patients' experiences of intensive care
Main supervisor: Ingegerd Bergbom
Nina EkmanProject: Development and testing of an observation-based method to assess person-centeredness in health care
Main supervisor: Philip Moons
Kawther Elissa
Project: Children with chronic diseases and their families living in the West Bank and Gaza
Main supervisor: Åsa Axelsson
Helena FridbergProject: Implementing person centred care: mutiple case studies using process evaluation
Main supervisor: Lars Wallin
Maria FrödinProject: Implementation and evaluation of a complex intervention in operating environment
Main supervisor: Anette Erichsen Andersson
Anna GybergProject: Person-centred care in patient safety work for the frail elderly in inpatient care
Main supervisor: Kerstin Ulin
Karin HabyProject: Lifestyle intervention in pregnant women in obesity
Main supervisor: Åsa Premberg
Malin HanssonProject: The work situation for midwives at delivery wards focusing models of care, and job satisfaction
Main supervisor: 
Ingela Lundgren
Shurouq HawamdehResearch area: Chilrdbirth
Project: The effects of pain relief methods on low-risk childbearing women delivered by midwives: UK and Jordan. An international study on experiences and perceptions of these mothers: A descriptive study
Main supervisor: Helen Elden
Ann-Caroline JohanssonResearch area: Colorectal cancer
Project: Illness perceptions, symptoms and Quality of Life after colorectal cancer treatment.
Main supervisor: Eva Brink
Ulrica LangegårdProject: Proton therapy for patients with cancer disease – Effects on patient reported outcome measures and patient reported experience measures
Main supervisor: Karin Ahlberg
Karolina LindénProject: Web-based support for self-management during pregnancy and early motherhood in women with type 1 diabetes (MODIAB-Web)
Main supervisor: Carina Sparud-Lundin
Frida Lundin-Gurné
Project: Extended interpreter role in the clinical consultation - a prerequisite for person-centered care?
Main supervisor: Elisabeth Björk Brämberg
Ida Lyckestam ThelinProject: Vaginal birth after a previous Caesarean section (VBAC)-focusing care for women during childbearing
Main supervisor: Ingela Lundgren
Margareta Mattson JerrestrandResearch area: Pupils' motivation studying nursing at college
Main supervisor: Kristina Rosengren
Veronika MegeusResearch area: Infection prevention
Main supervisor: Kerstin Nilsson
Jenny Milton Da Silva Project: Interprofessional teamwork in Emergency Department
Main supervisor: Lena Oxelmark
Mariela Acuña MoraProject: Transition program for adolescents with congenital heart disease - a randomized controlled trial: STEPSTONESConHD
Main supervisor: Ewa-Lena Bratt
 Judith Mukamurigo Project: Intrapartum care quality in uncomplicated pregnancies at health services in rural and urban areas in Rwanda
Main supervisor: Marie Berg
Ulrika Mårtensson


Main supervisor: Stefan Nilsson

Linda Myrin WestessonProject: Families with hemophilia - experiences and learning in the early years after diagnosis
Main supervisor: Carina Sparud Lundin
 Maha NahhalProject: Lived experience of children with Spina Bifida and their parents
Main supervisor: Åsa Axelsson
Helena NilvérProject: Women's childbirth experiences after induction of labour in 41 completed gestational weeks versus expectant management and induction at 42 completed gestational weeks. A postgraduate project within SWEPIS: a Swedish multicenter register based randomized controlled trial
Main supervisor: Helen Elden
Kajsa NolbeckProject: 
Main supervisor: Helle Wijk
Jonna NormanResearch area: Chronic Heart Failure
Project: Mindfullness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - an interventional randomized clinical trial of the effects on symptoms and signs, perceptions of health and wellbeing in persons with chronic heart failure
Main supervisor: Kristin Falk
Marielle NymanProject: Patients and nurses experiences of assessing the protective and risk factors in psychiatric care and the importance of the care process
Main supervisor: Helle Wijk
Ann-Charlotte OlofssonProject: A person-centered care route for patients with pituitary tumor
Main supervisor: Eva Jakobsson-Ung
Katarina PatrikssonProject: Parents of foreign origin and their involvement in their child's care in a neonatal ward.
Main supervisor: Helena Wigert
Laura PirhonenProject: Health economic evaluations of projects in the person-centered care and development of new health economic methods.
Main supervisor: Kristian Bolin.
Anna-Carin RobertzProject: Tactile massage as a nursing intervention in child and adolescent psychiatry
Main supervisor: Stefan Nilsson
Malin Rex Project: Gamification in person-centred mental healthcare
Main supervisor: Inger Ekman
Markus SaarijärviProject: The STEPSTONES project: Clinical effectiveness, process of care, and economic evaluation of a transition program to empower adolescents with chronic conditions in the transition to adulthood
Main supervisor: Ewa-Lena Bratt
Ramona SchenellProject: 
Main supervisor: 
Ingela Henoch
Anne-Charlotte SelinResearch area: Chilrdbirth
Project: Dystocia - risk factors, management and outcomes of labour
Main supervisor: Marie Berg
Elin SiiraProjectPrerequisites for peer-to-peer support for elderly persons perceiving involuntary loneliness: The Health-Sharing Co-operative (HSC) project
Main supervisor: Axel Wolf
Anastasia SilverglowProject: Developing and co-creating safe home care for frail older people living at home
Main supervisor: Helle Wijk
Sandra Skogby

Project: An integrative study on the role of hospital-related factors for continuing care of adolescents with complex chronic conditions: the Adole 7C project
 Main supervisor: Ewa-Lena Bratt

Hilda SvenssonResearch area: Person-centred care
Project: Person-centred rehabilitation of patients one year after an vertebral compression fracture caused by osteoporosis
Main supervisor: Lars-Eric Olsson
Ingela WennmanProject: Optimizing the patients' care track and the health care organization from various perspectives care-cure-control-community
Main supervisor: Helle Wijk
Anna Wessberg
Project: Treatment strategies for post-term pregnancy
Main supervisor: Helen Elden
Kristoffer WibringProject: Development of a decision support tool for prehospital assessment of the level of care for chest pain patients
Main supervisor: Angela Bång
Nursing Care
Admitted before 1 January 2007
Jonas Lindgren
Research area: Forensic nursing
Main supervisor: Joakim Öhlen
Benita G. Mériaux
Research area: Overweight children
Main supervisor: Anna-Lena Hellström
Inga-Lill Nilsson
Research area: End-stage care
Main supervisor: Ingegerd Bergbom



PhD students' representatives

Sara Wallström and Lina Bergman, representative in the Board of Institute of Health and Care Sciences

Mariela Acuna Mora
representative in the Institute's Committee for postgraduate studies (FUS)

The Doctoral Student Committee

The Doctoral Student Committee at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences deals with issues of importance to the students and the meetings are open to all postgraduate students enrolled at the Institute. Doctoral Student Committee has representatives in the Board of Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Committee for Postgraduate Studies and Committee For Research and The Doctoral Student Council at the Sahlgrenska Academy. If you are interested in joining the Doctoral Committee or have any questions, please contact the Doctoral Committee Chair Sara Wallström sara.wallstrom@gu.se.

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