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Anna
Axelin
Associate Professor, Nursing Science
Associate Professor

Contact

+358 29 450 2918
+358 50 568 6381
Joukahaisenkatu 3-5
20520
Turku

Areas of expertise

Family Centered Neonatal Care
Maternity Care, Pain Management
Sleep
Development of IT tools for data collection and IT-based health interventions
Experimental Research
Implementation research

Biography

My academic career has included conducting quantitative and qualitative research in multidisciplinary research groups. In the Academic year 2011-2012, I joined the faculty of Department of Family Health Care Nursing in University of California San Francisco for my post-doctoral research. In 2018, I was appointed to Associated researcher in international Maternal and Child Health (IMCH), University of Uppsala, Sweden. In collaboration with my collogues in Uppsala university, I have gain expertise on implementation science and global health. In addition to the academic career, I have ten-year working experience as a NICU nurse.

Teaching

Research methodology; Nursing theory; Evidence based practice; Transferable skills

Research

I am leading the Connected Health - UTU research program which aims through the use of information technology and digital solutions to support effective and personalized health care. My special interest is to promote health and welfare of parents and infants in the early stages of life. In addition, I serve as the Director for Separation and Closeness Experiences in Neonatal Environment (SCENE) research group which aims to improve parents' and infants' experiences and outcomes of neonatal care.

Publications

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