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Isabelle Von Saenger

Research assistant

About me

Isabelle von Saenger is a research assistant at the Social gerontological sector at Aging Research Center, NVS. She has a master's degree in Public Health Sciences from Stockholm University with a focus on inequality in health and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Stockholm University. Initiated and ran a collaboration project between ARC and Stockholm School of Photography that in the spring of 2020 resulted in the photo exhibition Who is "older" in Sweden today?

Research description

The master thesis explored the role of perceived teacher support on student health and whether schools' student composition and gender made a difference in this relationship. The bachelor thesis focused on differences in health among swedish and foreignborn based on socioeconomic factors, social network and family relationships.

Publications; Nilsen C, Agahi N, Von Saenger I, Österman J, Hedberg Rundgren Å och Lennartsson C. (2019). HUR MÅR STOCKHOLMARNA EFTER 65? Beskrivning av hälsa och levnadsvanor 2002—2018. Rapport 2019:3. Stiftelsen Stockholms läns Äldrecentrum

Kjellström, J., Holmin von Saenger, I., Jarl, E. L., & Modin, B. (2018). Technical report for the Teacher Survey with linkage to the Stockholm School Survey. Stockholm University. 

Teaching portfolio

Teaches medical students at KI and medical staff about how to interact with patients, their families and how to handle ethical dilemmas. Lecturer and seminarleader in educational settings both within and outside of KI. 




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