About me

I am an associate professor in medical education and an educational scientist at the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME). I have been working with medical education since 2008 and affiliated with the Karolinska Institutet since 2011. I defended my PhD in 2016 with the thesis titled “It takes two to tango – an inquiry into healthcare professional education environments“.

I am also registered chiropractor (Doctor of Chiropractic) and lecturer in manual medicine.

Research description

I belong to the research group called Lifelong Learning in Health Care Contexts (LLiHCC) which is led by Terese Stenfors. My research is focusing on the environment in which students learn and teachers work, and how educational stakeholders in different health care professions perceive and experience their educational environment and how we can develop educational environments that are apt for different healthcare professional trainings. More specifically, regarding the meaning of educational environments at large – how can we understand the inner dynamic of educational environments and better understand the different facets of educational environment to be able to support the development of sustainable high quality learning environments. I have a mixed-method approach to my research, employing methods deriving from both the quantitative and qualitative research tradition.

I have also an interest in research regarding pain and altered proprioception and the effect on these with manual therapies. 

Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Chiropractic Education.

Peer reviewer commissions: BMC Medical Education, Advances in Health Sciences Education, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Journal of Chiropractic Education, International Journal of Medical Education (IJME), Journal of Chiropractic Humanities, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development and Journal of Chiropractic Medicine.


PhD in Medical Science (Medical Education), Karolinska Institutet (2016)

Masters in Medical Education (MMedEd), University of Dundee (2010)

Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Education (DipMedEd), University of Dundee (2009)

Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (CertMedEd), University of Dundee (2008)

Swedish State Registered/Licensed Chiropractor issued by the Swedish Board for Health and Welfare (2006)

Undergraduate degree in Chiropractic, Scandinavian College of Chiropractic (2003)

Academic honours, awards and prizes

”Prize winning submission”, Association of Chiropractic Colleges and Research Agenda Conference (2012)

“Researcher of the year”, Swedish Chiropractic Association (2009 & 2013)  

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