Stina Ek PhD

Stina Ek

Postdoctoral researcher

About me

I am a postdoctoral fellow in Karin Modig's research group focusing on the aging population of the Epidemiological Unit, Institute of Environmental Medicine. I am a licensed physiotherapist, have a master's in public health and am a doctor of geriatric epidemiology. 

Research description

My research focus is on healthy aging and especially in factors that impact the prognosis after a hip fracture in older adults. 


  • Bachelor in Physiotherapy, Uppsala University (2005)
  • Master in Public Health and Applied Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet (2012)
  • PhD in Geriatric Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet (2019)