Mariela Acuna Mora

Associate Researcher

Care in Long-term
Visiting address
Arvid Wallgrens backe hus 1 och 2
41346 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 457
40530 Göteborg

About Mariela Acuna Mora

Mariela Acuna Mora is an assistant researcher in the Institute of Health and Care Sciences. She was born and raised in Costa Rica. She has a nursing degree from Costa Rica and a Master's in Public Health with Health Economics from the University of Gothenburg. She defended her doctoral thesis january 2021 and her doctoral degree was the first double degree at the Sahlgrenska Academy. She received a double doctorate, from SA and KU Leuven, Belgium.


Mariela's research is the transition from pediatric to adult care in adolescents with congenital heart disease.


Person-centered care, transition, transfer, chronic or congenital disorders.