Sofia Lavén joined CRB in September 2011 and started her PhD studies in January 2012. She is specialized in Family Medicine and works at Samariterhemmets Vårdcentral in Uppsala. Sofia Lavén holds a degree in Medicine from Uppsala University (2000) and a license to practice (2002).
Communicating risk for heart disease
Sofia Lavén is studying cardiovascular risk communication in primary care and how general practitioners value and communicate lifestyle and genetic risk factors.
We are investigating risk information from serval perspectives.
Managing genetic risk information
Research generates huge amounts of genetic information. How should we handle it? That is what we are trying to find out in a large international research project.