Eli Westerlund

Eli Westerlund

Biträdande lektor

Course leader and examinator at the Medical Program on term 4.
Assistant professor at Dep of Clinical Sciences.
Main research area: venous thromboembolism. Main supervisor of 3 PhD students.

Om mig

My main responsibility is teaching and coaching both medical students and teachers. As course leader of the course "Medical Diagnsotics integrated with basic science" I have several collaborators at four different hospitals in Stockholm where the students are allocated.

Clinically I am senior consultant at Danderyds hospital at the internal medicine clinic. My special competence and interest is venous thrombosis, both clinically and in the research field. Clinically, I also work at our intermediate care ward and at the Emergency Unit.



Doctoral degree at Karolinska Institutet 2013 with the project “Effects of in vitro fertilization on thrombosis and haemostasis and the relationship between infertility and cardiovascular disease”. http://hdl.handle.net/10616/41454

Main supervisor of 3 PhD students with different areas of research:

Gustav Malmer: RETTS triage system and morbidity and mortality in the emergency department, register studies.

Gargi Gautam: Towards understanding recurrent venous thromboembolism in clinical practice

Linnea Hassbring: Pregnancy related venous thromboembolism: Diagnostic challenges and the impact of obesity.

Co-supervisor of 3 PhD students with focus on pregnancy related venous thromboembolism, both clinical laboratory and register studies (Cina Nyberg, Maria Revelj, Jacob Philipson).

Pedagogiska meriter

Course leader of a Resident course at Danderyd Hospital with the focus on thrombosis since 2017.

Deputy undergraduate education manager at our department since 2020.

Main responsible for the student courses at term 4 at the medical programme.