ConSIRT members

Lena Mårtensson Professor Lena Mårtensson
e-mail: lena.martensson@his.se

Professor of Nursing/Midwifery. University of Skövde, Sweden.

Lena Mårtensson´s research focus is sterile water injections and acupuncture as pain relief treatments during child birth. She has extensive experience in research related to SWI with a focus on randomized controlled trials. She was the first in the world defending a thesis with the focus on SWI. 

Nigel Lee Dr Nigel Lee
e-mail: nigel.lee@uq.edu.au

Lecturer School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and the Midwifery Research Unit, Queensland University, Australia.

Nigel Lee is a midwifery lecturer, researcher and clinical leader with experience in linking research with clinical practice and effecting practice change. Nigel did his PhD research on different techniques for administrating SWI for management of back pain in labour. He is just the second person to hold a PhD in this field of research. He also has experience conducting randomized controlled trials and mixed methods design.

Ingrid BerghProfessor Ingrid Bergh
e-mail: ingrid.bergh@his.se

Professor of Nursing/Midwifery. University of Skövde, Sweden.

Ingrid Bergh´s research focuses on how pain is experienced, expressed and measured in different patient and age groups. The research is conducted with both quantitative and qualitative methods. Ingrid Bergh is also studying the use and effect of complementary and alternative pain relieving methods in different pain populations.

Sue KildeaProfessor Sue Kildea
e-mail: s.kildea@uq.edu.au

Professor of Midwifery, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social work and Professor of Midwifery at Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland, Australia.

Sue Kildea is a registered nurse midwife with clinical, management, policy, education and research experience across both acute and primary health care settings. She has expertise in health services research, epidemiology, qualitative and evaluation methods, participatory action research and randomised trials. Sue has particular expertise in introducing and evaluating innovative models of maternity service delivery, translating research into practice, leading research across distances.

Eileen Hutton Professor Eileen Hutton
e-mail: huttone@mcmaster.ca

Professor of Obstretics and Gynecology, McMaster University, Canada.

Eileen K. Hutton has a broad clinical experience in obstetrical nursing and midwifery. Her research focus is clinical practice pertaining to normal childbirth with a particular focus on clinical trial methodology, transdisciplinary research and knowledge translation. She has received numerous academic awards in recognition of her leadership in research and education within this field.

Sandra KarlssonDr Sandra Karlsson
e-mail: sandra.karlsson@his.se

Senior lecturer in biomedicine, University of Skövde.

Sandra Karlsson´s research area has been the tumor biology field and the role of Vitamin D as a potential therapeutic for different cancer diseases. She has broad experience from molecular cell biology, human tissue culture, functional cell-based assays for high-throughput screening assays, immunoassays, microarrays preparation and analysis (cDNA, SNP and methylation arrays), pharmacology. She is working 60% as a senior researcher in the SWI project.  

Dennis LarssonProfessor Dennis Larsson
e-mail: dennis.larsson@his.se

Professor of Biomedicine, University of Skövde.

Dennis Larsson has over 20 years' experience from conducting research at a high international level with collaborations with universities in Europe and USA. His research focus is the effects of different metabolites of vitamin D on different human cancers. His has a broad experience from methods in physiology, endocrinology and pharmacology research, including high-throughput screening methods. 

Dan LundhDr Dan Lundh
e-mail: dan.lundh@his.se

Senior lecturer in Bioinformatics, University of Skövde.

Dan Lundh holds a PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of Exeter and has expertise in different in silico modelling techniques in pharmacology, immunology and physiology. 

 

Britt-Marie GunnarssonBritt-Marie Gunnarsson
e-mail: britt-marie.gunnarsson@his.se

Britt-Marie Gunnarsson is registered nurse with and experience and interest in intensive care, prehospital care and disaster medicine. Britt-Marie is performing graduate studies on the SWI technique.