Malin Nygren-Bonnier

Senior lecturer/physcial therapist

About me

I am an Associate Professor and a Senior Lecturer with a combined employment between the Division of Physiotherapy, Department of NVS, Karolinska Institutet and the Medical Unit of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy at the Karolinska University Hospital.

I am the head of the division and also the research group leader of

Research description

My research area focus on interventions for people with a decreased lung function due to different problems or disorders such as; COVID-19 and post COVID-19 contdition, neuromuscular disorders, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation. I am the research group leader for Malin Nygren-Bonniers group. Currently, I am the PI for the research project ReCOV.

Teaching portfolio

I have extensive experience in teaching in several different contexts, mainly on undergraduate education but also at advanced level and in postgraduate education.

My area of teaching is in respiration and circulation with a physiotherapeutic perspective and I started in 2001 as a clinical supervisor, then as a clinical lecturer, course leader and finally as the Programme Director for the Study Programme in Physiotherapy during 2012-2018. I am also teaching within the theme professional development. I have been and still am a supervisor for several thesis at undergraduate and master level and I am also supervisor for PhD-students.

Academic honours, awards and prizes

 I am a member of the Pedagogical Academy at Karolinska Institutet 2015