Solvig Ekblad is an affiliated professor in multicultural health and care research and head of Cultural Medicine Unit at the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME), Karolinska Institutet [www.ki.se], Stockholm, Sweden and has been trained as a certified psychologist. She works part-time as a clinician in primary care in a suburb of Stockholm where social disadvantaged groups are living. Her dissertation in psychiatry, which she defended at KI, 1986, was entitled “Social Determinants of Aggressive Behavior in a Sample of Chinese Primary School Children.” She has been a visiting professor at Malmö University, Faculty of Health and Society, Sweden and at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSSP), where lectures in their Global Mental Health II seminar.
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