Jenny WindahlTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences
Phone: +46 19 303744
About Jenny Windahl
Jenny Windahl is a registered nurse, she has a Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Nursing - Primary Health Care, and a PhD in Nursing Science. Since 2011, Jenny has been working as a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Health Sciences, Örebro University.
Jenny is the Program Director for the Specialist Nursing program in Primary Health Care and as Program Coordinator for the Specialist Nursing Programs in Primary Health Care, Occupational Health Nurse, and Paediatric Care.
Jenny has extensive experience of teaching at undergraduate- and advanced level in nursing care, and specialist nursing care. She has assignments as a course coordinator and examiner, mainly within for the Specialist Nursing Programs in Primary Health Care, and Occupational Health Nurse. She supervises undergraduate and advanced level Degree Projects as well as in postgraduate education.
Research focus / current projects
Jenny Windahl defended her Doctoral Thesis at Karolinska Institutet in 2005; "Life situation after stroke - the spouses' perspective".
Jenny is part of two research environments. Care about Caring is a research environment focusing on interventions for relation-centred care, and the conditions for such care i.e. professional development and learning. Within the research environment Older people's health and living conditions - from cell to society, the research ranges from the cellular level to studies in health and living conditions of older persons in the community.
Jenny was the main supervisor of Jörgen Medin who defended his Doctoral Thesis "Eating situations among women and men post-stroke" in 2010. Jenny was also co-supervisor to Marianne Lindh who took a Degree of Licentiate in 2014; "Adherence to hygiene routines in community care: the perspective of medically responsible nurses in Sweden", and Anida Fägerstad who defended her Doctoral Thesis in 2019; "No-shows in dental care : perspectives on adolescents' attendance pattern ". As a continuation of Anida's PhD-project, a series of studieswith a focus on health literacy are planned among young people in dentistry.