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Hanna Gyllensten

Senior lecturer

Hanna Gyllensten
Senior lecturer

Room number: 1008
Postal Address: Box 457, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid wallgrens backe 20 , 41346 Göteborg

Learning and Leadership for Health Care Professionals at Institute of Health and Care Sciences (More Information)
Box 457
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid Wallgrens backe hus 1 och 2 , 413 46 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 postdoc at Insurance Medicine, Karolinska institutet in Stockholm.


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 group

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


Health economics, quantitative research methods, evidence-based public health, social pharmacy.

Key words

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

Latest publications

Economic evaluation of a person-centred care intervention in head and neck oncology: results from a randomized controlled trial.
Hanna Gyllensten, Ingalill Koinberg, Eric Carlström, Lars-Erik Olsson, Elisabeth Hansson-Olofsson
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Cognitive function is a major determinant of income among multiple sclerosis patients in Sweden acting independently from physical disability.
Andrius Kavaliunas, Virginija Danylaite Karrenbauer, Hanna Gyllensten, Ali Manouchehrinia, Anna Glaser et al.
Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), Journal article 2019
Journal article

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Disposable income trajectories of working-aged individuals with diagnosed multiple sclerosis.
Chantelle Murley, Fei Yang, Hanna Gyllensten, Kristina Alexanderson, Emilie Friberg
Acta neurologica Scandinavica, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Costs and quality of life by disability among people with multiple sclerosis: a register-based study in Sweden.
Hanna Gyllensten, Andrius Kavaliunas, Kristina Alexanderson, Jan Hillert, Petter Tinghög et al.
Multiple sclerosis journal - experimental, translational and clinical, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Lifestyle intervention in pregnant women with BMI ≥30
Karin Haby, Marie Berg, Hanna Gyllensten, Ragnar Hanås, Åsa Premberg
NEON, The Network in Epidemiology and Nutrition. From evidence to practice. April 18-19 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Comparing costs of illness of multiple sclerosis in three different years: A population-based study.
Hanna Gyllensten, Michael Wiberg, Kristina Alexanderson, Emilie Friberg, Jan Hillert et al.
Multiple sclerosis, Journal article 2018
Journal article


Costs of illness of multiple sclerosis in Sweden: a population-based register study of people of working age.
Hanna Gyllensten, Michael Wiberg, Kristina Alexanderson, Anders Norlund, Emilie Friberg et al.
The European journal of health economics : HEPAC : health economics in prevention and care, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Comparing Methods for Estimating Direct Costs of Adverse Drug Events
Hanna Gyllensten, A. K. Jonsson, K. M. Hakkarainen, S. Svensson, S. Hagg et al.
Value in Health, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Healthcare utilization and costs after takotsubo syndrome
Sara Wallström, Hanna Gyllensten, Kerstin Ulin, Inger Ekman
International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare , Poster 2017

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