PhD student, Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet
Mahwish is a PhD student at Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet. She has been employed by Dalarna University since 2016. She is doing PhD in Medicine. Topic of her PhD project is, ‘Older people seeking emergency care: associated health, care, and social factors’. She is using register data, sometimes in combination with survey data, to investigate research questions related to emergency department visits among older people. She has disciplinary background in Public Health and Nutrition. She has interest in research areas of nutrition, quality of life, health care use, and health outcomes in old age. She is affiliated to Swedish National Graduate School on Ageing and Health (SWEAH) that supports interdisciplinary research in ageing and health.