Christina Bökberg

Lecturer, PhD in medical science, , PhD, Master of Science

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences
  • Nursing


Christina Bökberg, PhD in Medical Science with focus on nursing science, RN, and has a specializing in public health nursing. She has extensive clinical experience in the care of older people, including palliative care, public health care, home nursing care, nursing home, and dementia care (1992-2012). Since 2008 she has been a lecturer and a course leader in the nursing program related to public health care. 

In 2017 defended the thesis “Care for and services at home for persons with dementia. Structure, process and outcomes”, at the Faculty of Medicine, Lund University. Since 2017 has Christina Bökberg been postdoc researcher half-time  in the project “Implementation of Knowledge-based Palliative Care”, abbreviated as the KUPA project from the Swedish name.  

Previous Positions 

2008-2012       Public health nurse, Carema Äldreomsorg AB, Helsingborg 
2004-2008       Public health nurse, Municipality of Helsingborg 
2003-2004       Registered nurse, Palliative counsultant team, Helsingborg
1992-2003       Registered nurse, Health center Tågaborg, Helsingborg 


2012-2016        Nursing research courses 90 ECTS
2004                 Master of Science in Nursing, MSc             

2003                 Post graduate education, Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Nursing, General nursing, 60 ECTS
2002                 Post graduate education, public health nurse, RNS, 90 ECTS
1992                 University Certificate (U.C.) in Nursing, Registered Nurse, RN, 120 ECTS

Main applicant in the past five years of external grants:

2018 Stiftelsen Ragnhild och Einar Lundströms Minne, 30 000 kr
2018 Lund University, Institution for Health Sciences, Stimulansmedel för yngre forskare; 30 000 kr
2017 Lund University, Institution for Health Sciences, Stimulansmedel för yngre forskare; 75 000 kr
2017 Gyllenstiernska Krapperupsstiftelsen; 150 000 kr
2017 Lund University, Internationella stimulansmedel för resa till University of Glasgow; 8 000 kr
2017 National Graduate School of Ageing and Health; 15 000 kr
2016 National Graduate School of Ageing and Health; 30 000 kr för postdok vistelse på Tsukuba University, Japan
2016 Gyllenstiernska Krapperupsstiftelsen; 150 000 kr
2016 National Graduate School of Ageing and Health; 10 000 kr
2015 Gyllenstiernska Krapperupsstiftelsen; 150 000 kr
2015 Stiftelsen Sigrud och Elsa Goljes Minne; 8 900 kr 

Co-supervisor doctoral thesis, Lund University, Sweden 2018 –

Nadia el Mrayyan, PhD Student, RN
Titel of thesis: Mental health in older persons with intellectual disability

Recent research outputs

Christina Bökberg, Behm, L., Wallerstedt, B. & Gerd Ahlström, 2020 Jan, In : Nursing Open. 7, 1, p. 439-448 10 p.

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