Welcome Kristoffer Gustavsson!

New research nurse at the division of Aging Research Center.

Kristoffer Gustavsson, research nurse at the division of Aging Research Center, NVS. Photo: Maria Yohuang

What is your mission at NVS?/What will you be working with?

I will work as a research nurse in Amaia Calderon Larrañaga’s group, researching early detection of health decline in older primary care patients using the Health Assessment Tool (HAT).

Which division will you be working at?

Aging Research Center (ARC), Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society.

What do you look forward to the most in your new position? 

I look forward to working with new research methods, learning from my colleagues, and diving into a new research area.

Where have you been active before and what have you done earlier?

I completed my bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Jönköping University, followed by a master’s degree in Global Health at the University of Gothenburg, where I also worked as a research assistant. I have experience researching interprofessional collaboration in medical teams in rural Papua New Guinea, and person-centred care and job satisfaction for healthcare professionals in Europe.

When you are not working, what do you do for recreation?

I enjoy spending time with family and friends, trying new sports (currently climbing/bouldering), listening to new music and interesting interview podcasts, and going for walks in nature.

Are you reading a book at the moment? Which one?

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami.

Tell us about the most beautiful place you have visited?

Papua New Guinea and its small island groups along the coast.

What makes you happy?

Going for walks in nature with my girlfriend and our dog, meeting kind and curious people, and eating chocolate.

Annika Clemes