School of Health Sciences
- Kanslihus 410A/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 Deputy Vice-Chancellor (equivalent to Pro-Vice-Chancellor), 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. Since 2015, Alexandra is Professor of Public Health at University of Skövde where she has also held positions as Chair of Public Health 2015-2017 and Pro-Dean for the University 2017-2019. From 1 Jan. 2020, Alexandra is appointed Dean for the University of Skövde. Since 2015, she is also employed as Professor II at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
Effectiveness of health promotion regarding diet and physical activity among Nepalese mothers and their young children: The Heart-health Associated Research, Dissemination, and Intervention in the Community (HARDIC) trialOli Natalia, Vaidya Abhinav, Eiben Gabriele et al.Global Health Action, 2019, 12, 1-12.
Risk Factors for hypospadias in Northwest Russia: A Murmansk County Birth Registry Study
Kovalenko Anton A., Brenn Tormod, Odland Jon Øyvind et al.PLoS ONE, 2019, 14(4).
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.
Changes in children’s diet and physical activity as perceived by their mothers: Impact of a health promotion intervention for mothers in a sub-urban area of Nepal
Oli Natalia, Vaidya Abhinav, Eiben Gabriele et al.Journal of Kathmandu Medical College, 2018, 7(4), 140-146.
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.