Researchers Network

Affiliation with the Centre for Medical Humanities is open to all employees at Uppsala University. If you are interested in joining, please contact the coordinator Erika Sigvardsdotter.

Researcher

Research and
teaching interests

Anders Backlund
Professor at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Pharmacognosy, historical and traditional drugs, systematic botany, evolutionary biology and its history of idéas, Linnaeus, his work and its importance

Maria Björkman
PhD, Department of Culture and Society, Linköping University
(formerly coordinator for the Centre for Medical Humanities)

Maja Bodin
Postdoc, Centre for Medical Humanities

Reproductive health, family planning, fertility awareness, gender, reproductive decision-making

Hannah Bradby
Professor at the Department of Sociology

Josefin Bäckström
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at the Department of Neuroscience

Moa Kindström Dahlin
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor at the Department of Law

Medical law, mental health law, public law, compulsory treatment

Annelie Drakman
PhD, Department of Culture and Aesthetics, Stockholm University
(formerly at the Department of History of Science and Ideas, UU)

History of the body, 19th century history of medicine, bloodletting, miasma, medical practices

Lise Eriksson
Docent in Sociology of Religion, researcher at the Department of Women's and Children's Health

Sexual and reproductive health, assisted reproduction, surrogacy, family and kinship studies, migration, religion and social norms

Birgitta Essén
Professor at the Department of Women's and Children's Health

Erik Grönkvist
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor, Department of Economics

Health economics

Jameson Garland
Researcher, Department of Law

Medical law, gender, sexuality and the law, family law, comparative law, critical legal theory, constitutional and human rights law, property law

Jan Grimell
Postdoc, The Church of Sweden’s Unit for Research and Analysis

Institutional pastoral care, pastoral care, narrative identity, identity work

Irina Hron
Docent, Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, University of Gothenburg

Skin writing, dermography, skin studies, cultural history of skin, medical history, ethics and literature, comparative literature

Isto Huvila
Professor in Information Studies at the Department of ALM

Health information behaviour, medical records, e-health

Anne Ingvarsson
Chief Curator at Uppsala University Museum

Bioarchaeology, Aegean prehistory, history of medicine, human remains, repatriation issues

Eva Jangland
Senior Lecturer/Docent at the Department of Surgical Sciences

Patient experiences in acute care, patient participation, Fundamentals of Care (FoC) Advanced Practice Nursing Roles (APN/NP), competence development and evidence based nursing

Malin Gingnell
Department of Psychology

Anxiety and emotion research – how are neuroscientific methods affected by societal development and ideas?

Britt-Inger Johanson
Professor at the Department of Art History

Sanatoria

Solveig Jülich
Professor at the Department of History of Science and Ideas

History of medicine and biomedicine, historical perspectives on ethics and value conflicts in medical research, and history of medicine’s visual and material culture

Anna-Malin Karlsson
Professor, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, Stockholm University (formerly at UU)

Discourse and interaction analysis, multimodality, language-mediated knowledge-building, health communication

Amanda Lagerkvist
Professor of Media and Communication Studies

Existential media studies

Francis Lee
Docent, Division for Science, Technology and Society, Chalmers (formerly at the Department of History of Science and Ideas, UU)

Sociology of medicine and biomedicine, science and technology studies, valuation studies, knowledge production and new technologies in biomedicine and medicine

Anna-Sara Lind
Professor at the Department of Law, and researcher at CEMFOR/CRS

Public law, EU law, medical law, social law

Olof Lindahl
PhD, Associate Senior Lecturer in International Business, Department of Business Studies & Uppsala Antibiotic Center

Antibiotic resistence, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), antibiotic development, innovation incentives, responsible use/antibiotic stewardship, diagnostics development and implementation

Matilda Lindgren
PhD student in gender studies and reproductive medicine
Centre for Gender Research, research school WOMHER

Sexual and reproductive health, reproductive decision-making, gender- and queer theory, sexuality studies, family and kinship studies, LGBTQI and solo parenthood, assisted reproduction, egg and embryo donation.

Steve McKeever
Department of Informatics and Media, Deputy Director of the Uppsala Diabetes Centre

The interface between life science and computation

Luis de Miranda
Postdoc, Centre for Medical Humanities

Continental philosophy, medical humanities, philosophical health

Åsa Muntlin
Associate professor (Emergency Nursing), Department of Medical Sciences

Fundamentals of Care, care processes, emergency care, leadership and professional development (historical perspective and future challenges)  

Hedvig Mårdh
Researcher at the Department of Art History

Critical heritage studies, museum studies, mental health geography, art history, public art

Ingrid Nylander
Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Biosciences

Matts Olovsson
Professor, specialist physician at the Department of Women's and Children's Health

Mirko Pasquini, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethology, and Engaging Vulnerability Programme (personal homepage with the programme)

Medical Anthropology, Global Health, Emergency care, Hospital ethnography, Care infrastructures, Phenomenology, Mental health, Ethics of care, ER overcrowding, Triage, Violence against health care staff, Trust, Community participation in health

Torsten Pettersson
Professor at the Department of Literature

Cecilia Rodéhn
Researcher at the Centre for Gender Research

Helga Sadowski
Researcher, PhD,
Department of Informatics and Media, Uppsala University

Human-Computer Interaction Digital health technologies, reproductive health apps, ICTs and family communication, Family work and digital media

Sigrid Schottenius Cullhed
Docent at the Department of Literature

Erika Sigvardsdotter
PhD, Coordinator for the Centre for Medical Humanities

The development of medical humanities, human geography, migration, undocumented migration and undocumentedness, mental health, phenomenology

Anna Singer
Professor, Department of Law

Stefan Sjöström
Professor at the Center for Social Work (CESAR)

Santa Slokenberga
Researcher, Department of Law, and Centre for Research Ethics and Bioethics

Sabine Sten
Professor in Osteoarchaeology

Jenny Stern
Researcher at the Department of Women's and Children's Health,

Joakim Svartheden
Faculty office coordinator at the Faculty of Medicine
Unit: Medical Programme
Umeå University 

Catharina Svensson
Professor at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology

Ylva Söderfeldt
PhD, Department of History of Science and Ideas

Disability history, patient organizations, the physician-patient relationship, lay and expert knowledge in medicine

Ann-Charlott Timander
PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Work, University of Gothenburg

Race biology, eugenics, critical theory, human rights, identity (re) construction, case histories, phenomenology, hermeneutics, compulsory "care", gender, class, embodied mental and emotional distress, power, resistance and violence

Helena Tinnerholm Ljungberg
Postdoc, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet (formerly at the Department of History of Science and Ideas, UU)

Politics of family and reproduction, feminist theory, the relationship between politics, ethics, and medicine

Martin Tondel
Associate Professor in Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Idiopathic environmental intolerance, Chernobyl, medical anthropology, ethics, risk communication

Petra Werner-Kjellberg
PhD in Aesthetics, Music Therapist

Sven Widmalm
Professor at the Department of History of Science and Ideas

History of eugenics, history of biochemistry, history of the pharmaceutical industry, history of psychiatry

Anna Williams
Professor at the Department of Literature

Motherhood studies, narrative and medicine, literature and gender

Last modified: 2022-02-14