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Mats Eriksson

Title: Professor School/office: School of Health Sciences


Phone: +46 19 303362

Room: P2336

Mats Eriksson

About Mats Eriksson

Mats Eriksson is a Professor in Nursing Science and a Specialist Nurse in intensive care. He is the leader of the research environment FAMN -  "The Child, the Family, the Caring system, the Society". His research area concerns children and adolescents. He is the leader of the research group PEARL - Pain in Early Life, both at Örebro University and the international PEARL-group. Mats is a member of the steering committée of the SANNI-project, working for safe analgesia in neoatal intensive care.

Logotype PEARL research groupHe is also one of the leaders of the LISAN-research group: Life situation for children and adolescents with narcolepsy. Other national and international collaborative research groups and projects concern psychosomatic health in adolescents, support for breast-feeding mothers of pre-term infants, post-operative recovery among children and different aspects of skin-to-skin care / Kangaroo Mother Care. He collaborates with researchers in USA, Brazil, France, United Kingdom and many other countries.

Mats Eriksson is main supervisor for four PhD-students and has several assignments as faculty opponent. He is associate editor for Pediatric and Neonatal Pain. He is also a scientific advisor at National Board of Health and Welfare and board member at the Foundation Governing Board at Jönköping University.

Mats Eriksson works as specialisation coordintor for postgraduate studies in health care sciences at School of Health Sciences, Örebro University.

Mats Eriksson is a member of International Association for the Study of Pain - Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood, European Society of Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care and many other scientific and proressional organisations, and member of Scientific Advisory Board in European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants - EFCNI. He is also a fellow of European Academy of Nursing Science.

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