Madeleine Ahlgren

Madeleine Ahlgren

Lecturer, Deputy Head of Department
Department of Sport Science Faculty of Social Sciences
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I'm a lecturer, licensed dietitian with a master's degree in chemistry and biomedicine.

In addition to a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Dietics at Umeå University, I have studied parts of the Teacher's program at the University of Kalmar (now Linnaeus University), focusing mainly on mathematics and Swedish. I have completed all three courses in higher education pedagogy.

I have my background in healthcare, where I worked with several different categories of patients, e.g. diabetes, cancer and gastrointestinal diseases. Also worked in the pharmaceutical industry as a salesperson and product specialist and as nutritionist dietitian in the Elderly Administration in Karlskrona municipality. 

My next goal is to take bigger steps into research!


Teaching in nutrition, sports nutrition, food science, nutritional science, health and health communication.

In my teaching, I place great value on structure, clarity and teaching quality. I wish all students well and am genuinely interested in following their journey during their time here at Linnaeus University.


Participates in the research project REI - relative energy deficiency in Swedish sports

My involvement consists of handling surveys, analysis of surveys, work with the project's website and food record.


I'm responsibel for the annual work load planning at the Department of Sports Science.