Karin HugeliusTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Health Sciences
Phone: +46 19 301353
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 response 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 several percpecitve of emergencies that affects both individuals and the society. Effective methods to assess percived needs and how to respond to those, for example by using humanitarian- or disaster radio is one focus area. Preparations and support of professionals responding to disasters is another subject of specific interst.
Within the prehospital emergency care, workplace violance and it's consequensis is being studied, as well as clinical assessment of trauma patients and quality aspects within the ambulance services.
Karin is currently a selected meber of the Nursing section of the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine Association, 2019-2022.