Hanna Gyllensten

Senior Lecturer

Learning and Leadership for Health Care
Visiting address
Arvid wallgrens backe 20
41346 Göteborg
Room number
Postal address
Box 457
40530 Göteborg

About Hanna Gyllensten

About Hanna Gyllensten

Hanna Gyllensten is a registered pharmacist with a background in community pharmacy and as a ward pharmacist. She is PhD (Medicine) since 2014 and her thesis was exploring the economic impact of drug-related morbidity, including e.g., adverse drug reactions and sub-therapeutic effects of drug therapy. Hanna is now a senior lecturer at University of Gothenburg, and Associated professor in health care sciences.


Hannas research focuses on health economic aspects of, in particular, chronic diseases. At University of Gothenburg she conducts economic evaluations of person-centred interventions in healthcare, based on data collected within clinical trials and complemented by data from national and regional registers.

Her other research projects include mainly (register-based) observational research. The studies uses national registers, sometimes complemented by data from population survey or collected from medical records, to study e.g., societal costs resulting from disease.

Research groups

GPCC - University of Gothenburg Centre for Person-centred Care.

Health Care Transition Research Group.

Key words

Health economics, person-centred care, drug-related morbidity, drug safety, pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, public health.