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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 a PhD student in the Institute of Health and Care Sciences. She is 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.

Her doctoral position is the first double degree at the Sahlgrenska Academy. She will receive 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.