Ulla Christensen

Ulla Christensen

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

Social inequality in rehabilitation and treatment, focusing on the social interaction between patient/citizen and the health care system. The effect of psychosocial factors for inequality in livestyle and health; social consequences of sickness. Intervention studies and evaluation.

Research report: Hverdagsrehabilitering - Rapport fra en kvalitativ undersøgelse (in Danish only)

Research report: Cities Changing Diabetes - Vulnerability Assessment in Copenhagen

Fields of interest

Positions of trust
Head of section, Section of Social Medicine


Course director of the bachelor-courses in 'Sociology of Health and Illness' and 'Socialmedicine and rehabilitation'. Also course director for the elective course in 'Intervention and Evaluation' within the MA programme. Supervising bachelor- and master theses within sociology of health and illness, medical sociology, social epidemiology, and within prevention and rehabilitation. Teaches and supervises the use of qualitative methods.

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