Therese Eskilsson is the Head of the Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umeå university and an associate professor, physiotherapy.
My research area includes concrete methods to prevent work-related ill health, and also rehabilitation and return to work in stress-related illness. Most of my research is carried out in collaboration with Stress Rehabilitation, Region Västerbotten.
I have experience in conducting several randomized controlled trials, with both quantitative and qualitative designs.
I mainly teach in the field of work environment and health, work-related stress, workplace interventions, rehabilitation of stress-related diagnoses, and motivational interviewing at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.