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Department of Food and Nutrition


Agneta Hörnell, professor

I'm a registered dietitian, have a licentiate and a doctorate in medicine and is professor in Food and Nutrition.

Cecilia Lindblom, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am a certified teacher of Home and Consumer Studies (HCS) and religion since 2003. At the department I teach mainly at the HCS- education. 

Cecilia Olsson, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Head of department and Associate professor in Food and Nutrition.

Ingela Bohm, postdoctor

PhD in food and nutrition, dietician and teacher of English, French and Home economics. Lecturer at the department of food and nutrition. She/her.

Jonas Buren, senior lecturer (associate professor)

My interest and research focus involves metabolic diseases, nutrition, adipose tissue, and exercise

Linda Nyström Hagfors, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I'm a registered dietitian with a doctorate in Food and Nutrition and I am working as a senior lecturer at the department. My teaching mainly involves supervision and examination of theses at the basic and advanced levels. I also teach in areas such as research methodology and public health nutrition. I'm also involved in a research project regarding low carb – high fat (LCHF) diet and risk factors of cardiovascular disease.

Maria Waling, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I'm an associate professor and assistant head of department. My main research focus is on different aspects of children's food habits. The past years my main focus has been on school lunch. I am also involved in a research project where a Paleolithic diet and exercise is tested on adults with type 2 diabetes. I mainly teach in classes regarding children's food habits, dietary assessment methods and scientific methods.

Petra Ryden, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I am a registered dietitian and works as a lecturer at the Department of Food and Nutrition. My research is currently focused on how new technologies can be used by dieticians to, for example, make available dietary treatment. I also look at the students' experience of Blended Learning. My teaching mainly involves courses that concern scientific methods, but I'm also involved in courses that deal with diet in relation to public health.

Sandra Einarsson, senior lecturer (associate professor)

I'm the program coordinator for the Dietetics program and teach at the department particularly on the later part of the Dietetics program.

Sofia Rapo, university lecturer, postgraduate student

Programme Co-ordinator for the Food and Nutrition program and a PhD student since fall 2017.