About me

About me

I am professor in clinical psychology at Umeå University and have an affiliation to the Department of Women's and Children's Health, KI. 


Licensed psychologist, 1991 PhD, Uppsala University, 1999

Commission of trust

Member of Dissertation Committee, KI (2015-2018)

Vice chair of Review panel MH2: Health Care science, the Swedish Research Council (2014-2018)

Vice chair of Prioritization Committee (Pk) G: Health care sciences, the Swedish Cancer Society (2017-)

External member of Faculty Board, Mälardalen University (2017-2019)

Member of the Regional Ethical Review board in Stockholm (2018-2019)

Scientific secretary of the Swedish Ethical Review Authority, Stockholm region (2020-2021)

Research description

My research focuses on psychosocial aspects of cancer care and fertility/infertility. 

For more information about ongoing projects:

Fertility-related communication in cancer care

Fex-Can, Fertility and sexuality following cancer

Psychosocial aspects of oocyte and sperm donation

Sexuality and thoughts about fertility in childhood cancer survivors


I teach on advanced and doctoral level. Within research education at KI, I am involved in the course "Writing science and information literacy" that is given by KIB. 

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Selected member of AcademiaNet, a network for very prominent female researchers and academics.