Sofia Kjellström is Professor of Quality Improvement and Leadership. She is the manager of the research area: Improvement, innovation, and leadership in health and welfare(IMPROVE). She teaches and have written a best-selling textbook in Care ethics.
She has a broad humanistic and social science education (BA. In sociology) and (MSc. In Practical Philosophy) from Lund University. Her doctoral studies were conducted on multidisciplinary Tema Health and Society, Linköping University, resulting in a 2006 treatise on the individual’s responsibility for their health. After the defense she had a post-doc at School of Health Sciences who laid the foundation for a lectureship in 2011. She became associate professor of gerontology in 2011. She has developed many postgraduate courses and was the program director for the research subject Welfare and Social Research for several years, and she became associate professor in Welfare and Social Science in 2017.Keynote: Action Research for Transformations in which healthcare co-production is featured