Kerstin Erlandsson

Kerstin Erlandsson

Associate Professor, Nursing
Project leader of the Midwifery education, the Master's program in Global Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) at DU and in Bangladesh. Courses leader for leaders in 8 African countries
Senior Lecturer Sexual, Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Nursing

In 2007, I got my Ph.D at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. The thesis was entitled, Care of the newborn infant during maternal-infant separation. The father as primary caregiver immediately after birth and the mother's experiences of separation and later reunion with the infant.

In 2011 I became Associate Professor at Mälardalen University, after studying parents and siblings situation after the loss of a stillborn child. In 2013 doctoral student Pernilla Avelin presented her thesis, Stillbirth – a loss for the whole family. I was one of the supervisors of Pernilla and have one other doctoral student.

2012 to 2014 I worked with UNFPA as Technical Specialist Midwife in Nepal and today I work as a senior lecturer at the midwifery education, Dalarna University-, and with a web based master program in Sexual and Reproductive Health in Somaliland; A SIDA funded project and collaboration between Dalarna- Hargeisa- and Amod Universities.

Since 2003 I have been a lecturer and from 2008 senior lecturer. I started my long carrier as a midwife in Somaliain 1985.  

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