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Doctoral Studies

The Institute of Clinical Sciences has about 300 postgraduate students and a large number of theses are defended each year

Most of our postgraduate students are external employees and the majority has an extension to the healthcare system where patient-related research is conducted. Among the topics that are disputed on exist, for example, surgery, orthopedics, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology.

Study principals at the Institute of Clinical Sciences

The study principal for each section within the Department of Clinical Sciences 

Section 1 – Lars Kölby
Topics: Surgery, Plastic surgery and hand surgery

Section 2 - Peter Bernhardt
Subjects: Dermatology and Venereology, Oncology, Medical Radiation Science, Radiology and Urology

Section 3 – Anders Palmquist
Topics: Anesthesiology and intensive care, biomaterials science, hand surgery, orthopedics and ear-nose-neck

Section 4 -  Olov Ekwall
Topics: Obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and child surgery