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Department of Clinical Sciences


Aleksandra McGrath

I am a lecturer at the Professional Development. I teach and research communication skills. I work as a hand surgeon and my clinical research focuses on brachial plexus injuries.

Alice Hedström
Anders Behndig
Anita Stenudd
Ann Hermansson
Anna Chmielewska
Anna Sandin
Anna Tykheieva
Anna-Carin Wihlbäck

I am a senior lecturer in obstetrics and gynecology and work clinically as an obstetrician. Head of Subject for Obstetrics and Gynecology in the medical programme's semester 11.

Annelie Thorén
Annika Idahl

Gynecologist and obstetrician studying gynecologic cancer, primarily ovarian cancer, regarding risk factors, early diagnosis and prevention.

Arvid Westlund
Aziz Bitar
Birgitta Bäcklund
Birgitta Kimber

Ph.D employed at Umeå University. I do intervention research and am interested in designing interventions and also in how to ensure quality in implementation

Birgitta Nordin
Cecilia Bergström

Licensed chiropractor with a research focus on persistent pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and musculoskeletal disorders in the elderly from a chiropractic perspective.

Charlotte Sanner
Christina West

I am Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Consultant in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. My research focuses on how environmental exposures in early life affect the development of allergy and asthma.

David Lindquist

My teaching duties is training of consultation skills for medical students. My research and clinical work focuses on gynecological cancer. I am associate professor of oncology since 2014.

Elena Lundberg
Elisabeth Paulsson

Study administrator on the Medical program, unit Professional Development (PU), semesters 1-4 and UGL-course semester 6. License manager at the Department of Clinical Science.

Emma Lycksell
Estelle Naumburg
Eva Henje

MD, PhD, Professor and Senior Consultant Specialist in Child- and Adolescent Psychiatry

Eva Jonsson
Eva Westman
Fatima Pedrosa-Domellöf

I am a professor with two main resarch tracks: the extraocular muscles and aniridia-related keratopathy. Research is my passion and the reason I came to Sweden from Portugal 30 years ago. 

Frida Enoksson
Gauti Johannesson
Hayoung Lee
Helena Alstermark
Howaida Elmowafi
Inga Dennhag

Associate Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Head of the academic discipline Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Inger Westborg
Ingrid Sundman
Isabell Hedberg
Jan Malm
Jenny Holmberg
Jenny Molin
Jenny Selg
Jens Ingvarsson

Physician and researcher in neurosciences, with focusing on virus infections and vaccinations as risk factors for multiple sclerosis.

Johanna Fransson
Johanna Nordström
Johannes van Den Berg
Jonatan Salzer

Consultant neurologist, Associate professor.

Josefine Friberg
Jussi Jokinen

I am Professor in Psychiatry and Head of Academic Discipline. My research has focus on suicidal and violent behavior and neurobiology and treatment of Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder.

Karin Brunnegård

Senior lecturer at Dept of Clinical Sciences. My areas of interest are cleft palate speech and children's language development.

Karin Forsberg

Neurologist and researcher focusing on neurodegenerative diseases and ALS in particular.

Karin Jansson
Karin Moström
Karolina Kauppi

I study biological mechanisms of cognitive impairments in aging and neuropsychiatric diseases.


Katarina Olofsson

We study the cause of subglottic stenosis, a progressive narrowing of the airway below the vocal cords. The causes can be microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi or hormonal influences.

Katarina Tomic
Katarina Tunón
Kotryna Simonyte
Lars-Owe Koskinen

Professor of Neurosurgery

Linda Halldner Henriksson

I am a child and adolescent psychiatrist with research interest in neurodevelopmental disorders and psychopharmacology, with special focus on adhd. 

Linda Wallin
Linkun Han
Louise Stiernman
Ludwig Svensson
Magnus Domellöf

Professor of pediatrics
My research concerns finding early interventions to improve long-term health in children with a focus on nutrition and brain development.

Magnus Sjögren

Associate Professor and Sr Consultant Psychiatrist

Directing manager of National Highly Specialized care of severe Eating disorders, Region Västernorrland

Malin Huber

Associate professor at Umeå University with a combined employment as senior consultant (attending) physician in Obstetrics&Gynecology at Östersunds Sjukhus, Sweden. 

Maria Chermenina
Maria Karlsson
Maria Lindqvist

I am an associate professor in Sexual and Reproductive Health, with an associated position as a Development Manager/Midwife at the Centre of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Region Västerbotten.  

Maria Nygren
Maria Olsson
Maria Strömbäck
Marie Bixo
Marie-Therese Vinnars
Marlene Engström
Martin Maripuu
Matilda Naesström
Maud Normark
Mikael Sandlund

Shared Decisionmaking (SDM) in the context of psychiatric care and supported housing. I am also involved in projects regarding substance use, from a bio-psycho-social perspective.  

Miles Trupp

Identification of biomarkers and novel drug targets for neurodegenerative diseases using genomics, metabolomics and proteomics in CSF and blood biobank samples.

Mimmi Werner
Mona Svensson
Niklas Lenfeldt
Niklas Sörlén

I work as a biobank manager for the Neuro Biobank, a resource in various research projects, and with the ALS research group in clinical trials.

Ola Lindberg

I work as associate professor at the department. My research interests mostly concern professional learning and professional education.

Olli Kampman

Professor of Psychiatry, Senior Consultant at Region Västerbotten

Legalized Psychotherapist (cognitive behavioural therapy)

Olof Lagerlöf

I am a physician and researcher in psychiatry. I study how the brain regulates when, what and how much we eat.

Olof Sandström
Olof Semb
Olov Olsson
Patric Blomstedt
Patricia Hägglund
Per Lundgren
Peter Andersen

Professor and senior Consultant Neurologist. Since 1992 my research focus on the etiology of ALS/FTD and testing new experimental medicines for treating ALS.

Peter Asellus
Peter Lindvall

Associate professor and senior consultant in neurosurgery. Scull base and vascular neurosurgeon. Research in subarachnoid haemorrhage.

Peter Sundström

Professor in neurology, main research line is environmental risk factors for multiple sclerosis. Head of Neurosciences.


Qiongxuan Lu
Rickard Sjöberg

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Umeå University

Specialist in Neurosurgery at the University Hospital of Northern Sweden

Assciate Professor of Medical Psychology

Sabrina Galizia
Sahruh Turkmen
Saima Diderichsen
Sanna Andrea Eklund
Sara af Bjerkén

My research is focused on neurodegenerative processes and non-motor symptomatology in Parkinson's disease.

Simon Gustavsson
Sofie Elving
Sophia Holmlund

I am working as an Assistant Professor within Sexual and Reproductive Health, Department of Nursing, UMU and as a midwife at the Center of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Region of Västerbotten.

Stina Alm
Thorbjörn Holmlund
Torbjörn Lind


Associate Professor and senior consultant in paediatrics

Head of the Department of Clinical Sciences

Ulrika Nordström

I work in Professor Peter Andersen's research group and our research is focused on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is a common term for a group of motor neuron diseases

Ulrika Ottander
Ursula Werneke
Viktoria Johansson

I am a psychiatrist and associate professor in psychiatry. My research interests are mainly within psychiatric epidemiology with a special focus on clinically oriented research questions.

Yonas Berhan