Linda Vixner

Personlig presentation av Linda Vixner

Tf vicerektor forskning
Senior Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Associate Professor Medical Sciences
Department of Medical Sciences School of Health and Welfare

As dean and chair of the University Faculty Board, I work broadly with quality assurance of education and research. I'm also the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research.


Chairperson in University Education and Research Board


I gained my degree in physiotherapy from Linköping University in 1997. Thereafter i worked in clinic as a physiotherapist until 2007 when I started teaching at Dalarna University. I defended my PhD in 2015, titled“Acupuncture for labour pain” at Karonlinska Institutet. I was promoted as Associate Professor in Medical Science in 2022.


I mostly teach within the Master's Programme in Physiotherapy


My main research area is chronic pain and pain rehabilitation.  Im currently leader of our research group DU/Pain. Our research targets effects of; physical activity, the use of innovative interventional technology and interdisciplinary treatment programs.