Department Management

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Department Board

Women's and Children's Health

The department conducts research, postgraduate education and training in gynecology, obstetrics, perinatalmedicin, paediatrics, international health and women's medicine. The activity is integrated with the Women and Children division at University Hospital and National Centre for women's safety. Research is conducted within eleven research groups and we have the graduate program in medical science.

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Department Management

Head of Department

Inger Sundström Poromaa, Professor

Deputy Head of Department

Arja Harila Saari, Professor

Director of Studies - Graduate education and the Medicine Programme

Anna-Karin Wikström, Professor

Assistant Head of Department - PhD Studies

Kjell Alving, Professor

Assistant Head of Department - IMCH

Andreas Mårtensson, Professor

Program Coordinator Master Programme in International Health

Mats Målqvist, Professor

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Organisational chart

Organisational chart

Department Board

The Department Board is the governing body in matters concerning the aims, structure and common resources, at the Department. The Department Board consists of elected members from the department's various staff categories with the Head of Department as chairman. The protocols of the Board meetings are sent to all employees.


Inger Sundström Poromaa, Head of Department

Teachers, et al

Members: Louise von Essen, Lena Hellström-Westas, Andreas Mårtensson, Mats Målqvist
Deputies: Matts Olovsson, Alkistis Skalkidou

PhD students

Members: Jenny Hultstrand
Deputies: Bronwen Holloway

TA staff

Members: Karin Törnblom
Deputies: Martin Selinus

Undergraduate Students

Members: Vacant
Deputies: Vacant