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Maria Kristiansen

Maria Kristiansen

Associate professor, Associate Professor

Current research

Involved in health services research within the fields of integrated care, patient-centred service delivery, psychosocial resources and needs, rehabilitation, equality in access to and quality of healthcare for diverse population groups, and complex intervention studies in healthcare settings and local communities. Key areas are migration/ethnicity, aging, and socioeconomic position.

Competencies within a range of research methods including systematic reviews, metaanalysis, register-based studies, surveys, clinical audits, and qualitative research.

Fields of interest

Healthy aging, patient involvement, integrated care, community-based interventions, social and ethnic inequality in health, healthcare delivery for diverse population groups, cancer research, rehabilitation.


Teaching: A range of different academic programs including the BA and MA in Public Health Sciences, the Master of Public Health (MPH) program, the MA in Global Health, MA in Health Sciences and BA in Human Nutrition.

Examination: At a range of programs including the BA and MA in Public Health Sciences, Global Health and MPH at University of Copenhagen. I am involved in assessment of PhD students and a member of the External Assessment Board in Public Health.

Supervision: PhD students, students from different academic programs at University of Copenhagen, and students from the Master Programme in Public Health, University of Lund, Sweden.


Primary fields of research

Healthy aging, intervention studies, cancer, ethnicity/migration and health.

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