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Emma Brulin

Assistant professor

About me

Docent in Occupational and environmental health and Doctor of Health Sciences. Defended my thesis The Juggle and struggle of everyday life. Gender, division of work, work-family perceptions in different policy contexts 2016 at Mid Sweden University

Research description

In my research, I use an intersectional perspective and concern three main areas: 1) working conditions, work-life balance, time use and health; 2) women's access and possibilities in relation to the labour market; 3) contextual and policy aspects of the division of work and gender equality. I have a background working with the health economy and an interest also in societal costs.

Ongoing projects:

Towards a Sustainable Healthcare: A Longitudinal Study Linking Healthcare Professionals' Working Conditions, Health and Patient Safety

The Swedish Research Council 2022-00806

Harmful use of alcohol and drugs among healthcare personnel in Sweden: prevalence, co-morbidity, risk factors in the work environment and effects on patient work

Afa Försäkring 220177

Healthy Physician - prevalence of common mental disorders (CMD) among Swedish physicians, its antecedents and consequences.

The overall purpose of the project is to 1) identify the prevalence and experience of CMD among Swedish physicians, 2) explore factors contributing to CMD and 3) study the societal consequences related to physicians’ CMD.

We are currently conducting a study about physicians' experiences of working through the Covid-19 pandemic. Results are planned to be presented later in 2020.

Inequalities in health – a longitudinal study of the impact of conflict between working and private life for sickness absence in the Swedish working population

The aim of the project Inequalities in health is to study the impact of conflicting demands and enriching effects between working life and private life on inequalities in health in the Swedish working population. This will be done using the Swedish Longitudinal Occupational Survey of Health (SLOSH) and Swedish population registers (LISA and MiDAS).