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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).

Lucie Laflamme

Professor

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

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

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

Research fellow at the Stelllenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies (STIAS).

Supervision of doctoral students - main supervisor

I have supervised 17 doctoral students who have defended their doctoral theses and I have three additional ones registered.

 

Appointment as external examinor for doctoral theses in other universities

7 occasions - in Australia, Canada, France, Norway, Spain, and Sweden

 

Examples of scientific assignments

  • Temporary advisor to the WHO at several occasions, among others for the World report on child and adolescent injuries (WHO and UNICEF; reviewer of the full report; January 2008), as a lead author of a policy briefing on the reduction of social inequality in injuries (2010), and as a lead author for reviews on social inequalities in injuries in Europe (2008 and 2019).
  • 2004-2013 Regular member of the Regional Ethics Review Board in Stockholm (Regionala etikprövningsnämnden i Stockholm)

Research description

My current research projects deal with:

  • mHealth consultation among clinicians and emergency care of burn injury in resource-poor settings ( South Africa)
  • medication and injuries among older people (Sweden)

 

Current research grants (as PI)

2017-2019                     

Deep learning for image-based diagnostics of burn injuries: Accuracy and potential for scale of a computer assisted diagnosis

From: The Swedish Scientific Council (3,0 million sek)

2017-2021

Mozambique Capacity Building Programme in Public Health Research

From: Sida (Capacity building project; 20,5 million sek)

 

Current research grants (as co-PI)

 

2016-2018

Implementation and evaluation of a smartphone teleconsultation system for acute burn injury care in resource-poor settings

From: The Swedish Scientific Research Council (VR) (3,1 million sek)

PI: Marie Hasselberg

2016-2018

Strengthening healing processes among paediatric burn patients: digital storytelling applications for smartphone

Joint Swedish-South African grant application involving STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education) and NRF (The South African National Research Foundation) (600,000 sek)

PI SA: Ashley van Niekerk (SAMRC, Unisa)

PI SE: Mathilde Sengoelge (Karolinska Institutet)

Teaching portfolio

Teaching areas

Course development and course responsibility on the following topics

  • Ethics in public and global health research
  • Injury control and safety promotion

Education

(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

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