School of Health and Education
- Kanslihus 405A/G2402
Alexandra Krettek is MSc in Biology (Lund University, 1992) and PhD Medicine in Cardiovascular Prevention (University of Gothenburg, 1999). After three years as Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, USA she was awarded a four-year Assistant Professor position at the Swedish Research Council. Alexandra became Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Prevention in 2005 at Sahlgrenska Academy/University of Gothenburg and Senior Lecturer at Nordic School of Public Health NHV in 2007.
In 2012, Alexandra was appointed Professor of Public Health at NHV where she has also held assignments as Vice Dean, Research Coordinator, and Director of Advanced Studies. Her research encompasses biomedical aspects on atherosclerosis development to public health focus with special emphasis on population-based studies for cardiovascular disease prevention. Since 2008, Alexandra's research has focused on global health.
To date, Alexandra has supervised 13 PhD-students who have successfully defended their doctoral theses. She has also supervised 13 master theses and numerous other graduate projects and theses. Alexandra has extensive teaching and lecturing experience both nationally and internationally. From 2015, Alexandra is Professor of Public Health at University of Skövde where she has also been Chair of Public Health 2015-2017. She was appointed Pro-Dean in 2017. Since 2015, Alexandra is also employed as Professor II at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Adolescents' knowledge and opinions about smoking: a qualitative study from the Jhaukhel-Duwakot Health Demographic Surveillance Site, Bhaktapur District, NepalPovlsen Lene, Aryal Umesh Raj, Petzold Max et al.International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 2018, 30(1).
Apropå! »Alla vet att man ska äta frukt och grönt och röra på sig«
Krettek Alexandra, Magnusson Maria, Hallmyr Moa et al.Läkartidningen, 2018, 115.
Knowledge, attitude and practice on diet and physical activity among mothers with young children in the Jhaukhel-Duwakot Health Demographic Surveillance Site, Nepal
Oli Natalia, Vaidya Abhinav, Pahkala Katja et al.PLoS ONE, 2018, 13(7).
Risk Factors for Ventricular Septal Defects in Murmansk County, Russia: A Registry-Based Study
Kovalenko Anton A., Anda Erik Eik, Odland Jon Øyvind et al.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15(7).
A cluster-randomized evaluation of an intervention to increase skilled birth attendant utilization in mid- and far-western NepalChoulagai Bishnu P., Onta Sharad, Subedi Narayan et al.Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 32(8), 1092-1101.
Age-related differences in physical activity and depressive symptoms among 10-19-year-old adolescents: A population based study
Baldursdottir Birna, Valdimarsdottir Heiddis B., Krettek Alexandra et al.Psychology of Sport And Exercise, 2017, 28, 91-99.
Effect of Smoking Behavior before and during Pregnancy on Selected Birth Outcomes among Singleton Full-Term Pregnancy: A Murmansk County Birth Registry Study
Kharkova Olga A., Grjibovski Andrej M., Krettek Alexandra et al.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017, 14(8), 1-11.
First-trimester smoking cessation in pregnancy did not increase the risk of preeclampsia/eclampsia: A Murmansk County Birth Registry study
Kharkova Olga A., Grjibovski Andrej M., Krettek Alexandra et al.PLoS ONE, 2017, 12(8).
Folkhälsovetenskaplig utbildning på distans med unik profil för framtiden
Krettek Alexandra, Suominen SakariSocialmedicinsk Tidskrift, 2017, 94(3), 327-339.
Impact of a physical activity intervention on adolescents' subjective sleep quality: a pilot study
Baldursdottir Birna, Taehtinen Richard E., Sigfusdottir Inga Dora et al.Global Health Promotion, 2017, 24(4), 14-22.