Annsofi Johannsen was appointed Professor of Oral Health and Disease at Karolinska Institutet on 1 August 2021.
She studied dental hygiene at the former School of Health Science, Stockholm, graduating in 1984. She also graduated with a master’s degree in healthcare education from the Stockholm Institute of Education in 1998. Johannsen has been active at the Department of Dental Medicine since 1998, initially as a teacher and then as researcher and manager. She earned her PhD in 2006, was made docent in 2013 and in 2014 was voted onto KI’s Pedagogical Academy. She has been director of the dental hygiene programme since 2010.