Lucie Laflamme

Lucie Laflamme


Professor of injury epidemiology and prevention at KI, honorary professor at the University of South Africa (UNISA), and research fellow at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS).

About me

Current position: Professor of injury epidemiology and prevention

Current assignments at KI:

  • Deputy Chairperson of the recruitment committee at Karolinska Institutet
  • Senior academic leader of the WISE (Women in Science and Education) network 

Current affiliation: Professor Extraordinarius at the University of South Africa (UNISA), in South Africa

Research group: Head of the research group on Injuries' Social Aetiology and Consequences (ISAC)

Research description

My current research projects deal with:

  • Childhood injuries during the COVID-19 pandemic (Mozambique)
  • Violence against children (Mozambique)
  • Poisoning injuries among older people (Sweden)

Teaching portfolio

Teaching areas

Course development and course responsibility on the following topics

  • Co-responsible for Degree project course in master of public health - track health promotion and prevention 
  • Ethics in public and global health research


(1988-90) Postdoctoral studies

Sweden’s National Institute of Occupational Health, Division of Social Psychology (IPS), Solna, Sweden

(1984-87) Ph.D. in Industrial Relations

Laval University, Department of Industrial Relations, Quebec, Canada

(1980-83) Master Degree in Industrial Relations (MSc)

University of Montreal, School of Industrial Relations, Montreal, Canada