Born in Athens, Greece, in 1977. PhD in Epidemiology in 2005.
Currently Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Uppsala University and works as a senior consultant in the University Hospital. Involved in the management group for the Center for Women's Mental Health during the Reproductive lifespan, WoMHeR.
Research activities include peripartum depression and its effects on the offspring, ultrasound pregnancy dating, and internet-based psychological treatment studies of vulvodynia.
Keywords: womher centrum för kvinnors psykiska hälsa perinatal mental health
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Alkistis Skalkidou was born in Athens, Greece, in 1977. She completed her medical studies in the Athens University Medical School and received her PhD in Epidemiology from the same university in 2005. She then relocated to Sweden for post-doctoral studies and specialist training. After completing her specialist training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2010 in Uppsala, Sweden, she was awarded the Clinical Associate Professor’s title in 2011.
She now holds a research position as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Uppsala University via the Swedish Research Council and also works as a senior consultant in Uppsala University Hospital. She has received scholarships from the Onassis and the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundations. She is the chairman of the Gynecological Endocrinology Working group of the Swedish Association for Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SFOG) since 2014 and a member of the research delegation of the Swedish Medical Association.
Her research activities include peripartum depression and its effects on the offspring, ultrasound pregnancy dating, the risk for neoplasia among women treated with ovarian-stimulating drugs and internet-based psychological treatment studies of vulvodynia.
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