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Karin Hugelius

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences


Phone: +46 19 301353

Room: P2441

Karin Hugelius

About Karin Hugelius

Karin Hugelius is PhD researcher and specialized nurse in anesthesia and ambulance care. She works as senior lecturer at Örebro University. Her main focus is disaster medicine, crises mamagement and prehospital emergency care. 

During the last 17 years, Karin has been deplyed by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB), several UN agencies and the European Union (EU) in many international missions around the world. She is listed as an expert in MSB staff roster, the European Union Civil Protection Mechanism Expert roster and the Swedis Red Cross Delegate roster for disaster response operations. 

Karin's research interests covers a broad percpecitve of emergencies that affects both individuals and the society. Management and cooperation as well as preparations and psychosocial support to professionals responding to disasters is of specific interes. Within the prehospital emergency care, workplace violance and it's consequensis is being studied, as well as clinical assessment within the ambulance services. Karin is co-suportvisor for four PhD students; Ruhija Hodza- Beganovic, Magnus Viking, Anja Westman and Anna Slettmyr. 

Karin is currently member of the Nursing comitte of the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine Association, 2019-2023. 


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Articles in journals

Articles, reviews/surveys


Conference papers

Doctoral theses, comprehensive summaries