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Christina Persson

Avd-/Sektionschef, Inst

Department of Health and
Rehabilitation
Visiting address
Medicinaregatan 8B, plan 6
405 30 Göteborg
Room number
A206
Postal address
Box 452
40530 Göteborg

Senior Lecturer/ Speach Therapist

Institute of Neuroscience and
Physiology
Visiting address
Medicinaregatan 8B, plan 6
40530 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 452
40530 Göteborg

About Christina Persson

Present employment

Is currently employed as Senior Lecturer (universitetslektor) at the Sahlgrenska academy at Gothenburg University and as a clinical Speech-Language Pathologist at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The position is conjoint with the Department of Speech Language Pathology at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. The main interest in clinical work, teaching and research is speech disorders in patients born with cleft lip and palate or genetic syndromes, mainly 22q11 deletion syndrome. Member of the Gothenburg cleft palate team since 1991 and of the 22q11 deletion syndrome team since 1997.

Teaching interests

Supervises master’s theses and a PhD students.

Research interests

My research interest has three main focuses:

  • Speech in children, adolescents and young adults born with cleft lip and palate
  • Speech in children, adolescents and adults born with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome
  • Methodologies for assessment of articulation, hypernasality and intelligibility

Read more about Christina Perssons' research projects