Skills and Miscellaneous
Microsoft Office confident user (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher, Outlook)
Zotero and Mendeley
Statistical analysis packages: Stata, SPSS, R and MPlus
WordPress, other website builders and social networks Gimp, Canva
Advanced econometric and statistical analysis (regression analysis of longitudinal and panel datasets, GMM, time-series methods, multilevel analysis, structural equation modeling, cluster and factor analysis, and other)
Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)
Basic qualitative techniques of data analysis (interview methods, focus groups, text analysis, etc.)
Prizes, Awards and Grants
2015-present: Vetenskapsrådet Research Grant "Structure of Health in Europe: the Relations between Mortality, Morbidity, Subjective Health and Functional Limitation".
August 2012: Best Paper Prize for Young Scholars, 14th Biennial Congress of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology, Hannover, Germany.
November 2011: Full funding for participation in Workshop “Healthcare systems: change and outcomes. Ideas, institutions, actors, and reforms” from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
November 2010: Full funding for participation in the First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, WHO, Montreux, Switzerland from the Secretariat, WHO.
August 2010: Best Paper Prize for Young Scholars, 13th Biennial Congress of the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology, Ghent, Belgium
2009-2012: Scholarship (€15,000 pa) for conducting PhD research for 3 years from BIGSSS and the German Research Foundation (DFG).
2007-2009: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship (€21,000 pa) for MA studies for 2 years from the European Commission.
2006-2007: Swedish Institute Scholarship (SEK80,000 pa) for MA studies for 1 year from the Swedish government.
2000-2001: “Future Leaders Exchange” (FLEX) Programme scholarship for 1 year high school exchange in the USA from the US Government.
Other Professional Activities
Social Science and Medicine
Frontiers in Medical Sociology
Frontiers in Sociology
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
January 2014 – present: Reviewer for international journals: