European Epilepsy Education Award 2018
Kristina Malmgren is professor in neurology and head of the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at Gothenburg University. She leads the comprehensive epilepsy team including the adult epilepsy surgery program at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. Her research interests are in clinical epileptology and epilepsy surgery, especially comprehensive long-term epilepsy surgery outcomes and she has published more than 100 original papers.
Kristina Malmgren has been active in education both at national and international level for decades. She has been teaching epileptology at undergraduate and graduate level, as well as to registrars in neurology, patients, health care personnel and the general public. She developed the first Swedish university course in epileptology for nurses. She has written a number of educational book chapters both for colleagues and for patients.
Kristina Malmgren has for many years participated in ILAE’s teaching courses: as faculty member in one San Servolo course, in a number of Eilat educational courses and Baltic summer school courses. She has been on the faculty of the EPODES epilepsy surgery courses since 2008 and has chaired the program committee since 2012 during which time EPODES has developed into an international course cycle on epilepsy surgery with basic and advanced courses.
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