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Tanya Andersson Nystedt

Department of Clinical Sciences

About me

I am a public health professional with a background in international development. In addition to completing the Masters programme in Public Health here at Lund University in 2018, I have a Masters in Development Studies from London School of Economics (2004) and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Royal Hollow, University of London (2002).

Professionally I have worked mostly within the HIV and AIDS sector with a focus on gender and human rights first for PEPFAR (the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) in Mozambique and then for UNAIDS Malawi. I have also worked as a Project Manager for Hifab International AB where I was responsible for several international development projects in Laos, Angola and Liberia, amongst others.

About my research project

My PhD studies will focus on sexual violence in migrant populations, with a particular focus on migrant youth in Sweden, under the supervision of Benedict Oppong Asamoah and Anette Agardh.  

Since the completion of the Masters programme in Public Health I have published two studies:

  • Andersson Nystedt, T., Rosvall, M., Lindström, M. 2019. The association of self-reported discrimination to all-cause mortality: a population-based prospective cohort study. Soc Sci & Med Pop Health, see full article.
  • Andersson Nystedt, T., Rosvall, M., Lindström, M. 2019. Sexual orientation, suicide ideation and suicide attempt: a population-based study.Psychiatry Research, see full article.
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